Sunday 16 May 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Langtry and Dirk Nannes.
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 Kapetan Mikula Mali.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1976 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
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- Sue Roberts wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic.
- Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in four games.
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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