Tuesday 30 March 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Canty and Toby Gowin.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits.
The Bad News Bears, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Death Race.
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Which were the important events of 30 March 1976 ?
- Saint John Climacus (died 649)
- Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
- Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
- Land Day.
- Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day - Public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
- National Doctors' Day - observed in the USA.
- Saint Quirinus (d. 117)
- Saint Veronus
- Blessed Amadeus IX of Savoy
- Chris Canty: cornerback (New England Patriots).
- Toby Gowin: punter (Dallas Cowboys).
- Diego Petrini: Italian soccer football player, already in Series A by age 18.
- Bonobo : English DJ and producer.
- Jessica Cauffiel: American actress and singer.
- Ty Conklin: American ice hockey player
- Matt Doran: Australian actor
- Ayako Kawasumi: Japanese voice actress and singer
- Mark McClelland: Irish bass player (Snow Patrol Little Doses and The Reindeer Section)
- Obadele Thompson: Barbadian sprinter
- Troels Poulsen: Danish politician Minister for Education of Denmark
- Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg: Actress (Hostage Rights), dies at 99.
- Israel kills six Palestinians protesting land confiscation.
- The first Land Day protests are held in Israel/Palestine.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Rufus - Sweet Thing
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Bay City Rollers - Money Honey
- David Bowie - Golden Years
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