Top 20 Songs From 1976

  1. Silly Love Songs, Paul McCartney and Wings
  2. Don't Go Breaking My Heart, Elton John and Kiki Dee
  3. Disco Lady, Johnnie Taylor
  4. December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night), Four Seasons
  5. Play That Funky Music, Wild Cherry
  6. Kiss And Say Goodbye, Manhattans
  7. Love Machine (Part 1), The Miracles
  8. 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover, Paul Simon
  9. Love Is Alive, Gary Wright
  10. A Fifth Of Beethoven, Walter Murphy and The Big Apple Band
  11. Sara Smile, Daryl Hall and John Oates
  12. Afternoon Delight, Starland Vocal Band
  13. I Write The Songs, Barry Manilow
  14. Fly, Robin, Fly, Silver Convention
  15. Love Hangover, Diana Ross
  16. Get Close, Seals and Crofts
  17. More, More, More, Andrea True Connection
  18. Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen
  19. Misty Blue, Dorothy Moore
  20. Boogie Fever, Sylvers
Top Box Office Hits From 1976

  1. Rocky
  2. To Fly!
  3. All the President's Men
  4. A Star is Born
  5. The Omen
  6. King Kong (1976)
  7. Silver Streak
  8. The Enforcer
  9. Midway
  10. Bad News Bears (1976)
  11. Network

Notable Facts From 1976

  • Gerald Ford is president of the US
  • The US celebrates its bicentennial, marking the 200th anniversary of its independence
  • The Viking II sets down on Mars' Utopia Plains
  • Promising, "I will never lie to you," Jimmy Carter is elected president of the United States
  • Israeli commandos rescue hostages from Entebbe, Uganda
  • The Concorde begins flights from New York to Europe
  • George W. Bush is arrested and fined for driving under the influence of alcohol
  • Cray-1, the first commercially developed supercomputer, is invented by Seymour Cray
  • Freddie Prinze Jr., Reese Witherspoon, Colin Farrell, 50 Cent, Fred Savage, and Shannon Elizabeth are born
  • Cincinnati Reds win the World Series
  • Pittsburgh Steelers win Superbowl X
  • Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
  • Rocky is the top grossing film
  • Filming begins on George Lucas' Star Wars
  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins is published
  • The Eagles Their Greatest Hits compilation becomes the first album in history to be certified platinum
  • "Tonight's The Night" by Rod Stewart spends the most time at the top of the US chart
  • Charlie's Angels and The Muppet Show premiere