Wednesday May 05, 1976

US date format: 5/5/1976, UK date format: 5/5/1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 5, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sage Stallone and Dieter Brummer. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Welcome Back by John Sebastian. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. 1900, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, 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 Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or The Amazing Maze Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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Events

  • Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II.
  • Train collision at Schiedam, Netherlands, kills 24.

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Movies

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All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Serpico

Serpico

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Country: United States of America

1900

1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Country: United States of America

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

Smile Orange

Smile Orange

Directed by: Trevor D. Rhone

Starring: Carl Bradshaw, Glenn Morrison, Stanley Irons, Vaughn Crosskill

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Battle of the Sexes memorabilia

Arrows

Arrows

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

Spandau by Albert Speer

Spandau

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This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders

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Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

Angels by Billy Graham

Angels

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Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 05, 1976?

On May 05, 1976 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 05, 1976?

On May 05, 1976 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 05, 1976?

On May 05, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 1976?

On May 05, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 05, 1976?

On May 05, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 05, 1976?

On May 05, 1976 several famous people were born including, Sage Stallone, Jean-François Dumoulin, Dieter Brummer.

Which famous people died on May 05, 1976?

Famous people died on May 05, 1976 include, Thomas Burnett Swann.

What was the number one song in May 05, 1976?

The number one song in the week of May 05, 1976 was Welcome Back by John Sebastian in US and Fernando by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on May 05, 1976?

The top hits on May 05, 1976 were Welcome Back by John Sebastian, Right Back Where We Started From by Maxine Nightingale, Boogie Fever by The Sylvers in US and Fernando by Abba, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, No Charge by JJ Barrie in UK.