Monday 17 May 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
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.
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Daniel Komen in Nyaru: Kenya; 5km runner.
- Peter Devine in New York City: New York; fencer-foil (Olympics-1996).
- Anna Windsor in Sydney: New South Wales, Australia; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Jose Guillen: Dominican baseball player.
- Kandi Burruss: R&B Singer.
- José Guillén: Dominican-American baseball player
- Daniel Komen: Kenyan runner
- Wang Leehom: American-Taiwanese singer-songwriter producer actor and director
- Mayte Martínez: Spanish runner
- 28th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson and M Learned
- In Los Angeles, California, the 28th Annual Emmy Awards (primetime programming) are presented, hosted by Mary Tyler Moore and John Denver.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Barry Manilow - Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again
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