Wednesday 12 May 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matthew P Newmark and Kardinal Offishall.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boogie Fever by The Sylvers.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Missouri Breaks, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Death Race.
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1976 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
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- Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
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