Monday 31 May 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Colin Farrell and Matt Harpring.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Man Who Fell to Earth, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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 Indy 4 or Sprint 2.
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1976 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Colin Farrell: Irish actor whose breakthrough role came when he landed a role iin Ballykissangel, a popular TV series by the BBC.
- Matt Harpring: American basketball player and sportscaster.
- Tonka Tomicic: Chilean model and television host Miss World Chile 1995.
- Mashona Washington: American tennis player.
- Martha Mitchell: wife of former Attorney General John Mitchell, dies in New York at age 57.
- Syria intervenes in the Lebanese Civil War in opposition to the Palestine Liberation Organization, whom it had previously supported.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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