Thursday December 30, 1976
US date format: 12/30/1976, UK date format: 30/12/1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include A J Pierzynski and Celia Morgan.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Blood And Money by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zur See.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Night Driver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 30, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Brick - Dazz
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
Top #8 songs in the UK
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?