Flashback - 1976

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Flashback - 1976:

Flashback - 1976 Music – Movies – People - Events

Music – No 1’s of 1976:

Music – No 1’s of 1976 6 th January: Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody' 27th January: Abba - Mamma Mia 10 th February: Slik - 'Forever And Ever‘ 17 th February: Four Seasons - 'December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)‘ 2 nd March: Tina Charles - 'I Love To Love (But My Baby Loves To Dance)’ 23 rd March: Brotherhood Of Man - 'Save Your Kisses For Me‘ . *Best Selling Single of the Year. 4 th May: Abba - ‘Fernando‘ 1 st June: J.J. Barrie - 'No Charge‘ 8 th June: Wurzels - 'Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)‘ 22 nd June: Real Thing - 'You To Me Are Everything‘ 13 th July: Demis Roussos – ‘The Roussos Phenomenon (EP):  Forever And Ever‘ 20 th July: Elton John & Kiki Dee - 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart‘ 31 st August: Abba - 'Dancing Queen‘ 12 th October: Pussycat - 'Mississippi‘ 9 th November: Chicago - 'If You Leave Me Now‘ 30 th November: Showaddywaddy - 'Under The Moon Of Love‘ 21 st December: Johnny Mathis - 'When A Child Is Born ( Soleado )‘

Movies – Box Office of 1976:

Movies – Box Office of 1976 Taxi Driver – Robert Dinero All the President's Men – Redford/Hoffman Rocky - Stallone The Outlaw Josey Wales – Clint Eastwood Confessions Of a Driving Instructor – Askwith /Bellingham Emily – Koo Stark Carrie – Sissy Spacek Bugsy Malone – Jodie Foster The Man Who Fell To Earth – David Bowie Carry On England – Kenneth Connor The Eagle Has Landed – Michael Caine To The Devil a Daughter – Widmark /Lee One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Nicholson

People – In The News 1976:

People – In The News 1976 April 5 th - James Callaghan became Prime Minister Jimmy Carter (Democratic) Defeats Gerald Ford (Republican) France - President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing Germany - Chancellor Helmut Schmidt India - Prime Minister Indira Gandhi Russia – President Leonid Brezhnev Princess Margaret Announces Separation Nadia Comaneci wins 3 gold medals, with seven perrfect scores.

Events of 1976:

Events of 1976 Driest summer since 1772 Dried up river beds. Minister of Drought, Denis Howell Water restrictions in place for months Drought followed by flooding Montreal Olympics – One medal, Bronze Inflation at 17%, Average wage £72 Gallon of petrol – 0.76 pence Average House Price - £12,704 January 21 st - First commercial Concorde flight, 3 ½ hours The United States celebrates 200th birthday of independence from British Rule Apple Computer Company - formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak Matsushita – VHS video recorder to compete with Sony's Beta max system. June 1st – The UK and Iceland end the Cod War.

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