Wednesday 5 May 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sage Stallone and Juan Pablo Sorin.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Welcome Back by John Sebastian.
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 Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stunt Cycle or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1976 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Sage Stallone: Movie Actor.
- Juan Pablo Sorin: Argentine footballer.
- Dieter Brummer: Australian actor.
- Jean-François Dumoulin: Canadian race car driver.
- Anastasios Pantos: Greek footballer.
- Juan Sorín: Argentinian footballer and sportscaster.
- Jeremy Ward: American singer and guitarist (The Mars Volta and De Facto) (d. 2003).
- Thomas Burnett Swann: Sci-fi Author (Day of Minotaur), dies at 47.
- Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II.
- Train collision at Schiedam, Netherlands, kills 24.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
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