Saturday 1 May 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bahia (Brazil) and Stockholm (Sweden).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers.
In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or F-1.
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1976 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
- Stockholm (Sweden)
- Bahia (Brazil)
- Violante Placido
- Darius McCrary in Walnut: California; actor (Edward Winslow - Family Matters).
- Justin Walsh: American contestant on a TV reality show, he, along with Donato Ventresca and Brian Glazer competed against each other and other contestants for the hand of model Larissa Meek on "Average Joe: Hawaii.
- Jos Hermens on the Netherlands sets record for 20,000 metre, 57:24.2.
- 102nd Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr on Bold Forbes wins in 2:01.6.
- Neville Wran becomes Premier of New South Wales.
- The first LAGEOS (Laser Geodynamics Satellite) is launched.
- A train crash in Schiedam, the Netherlands, kills 24 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
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