Thursday 6 May 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Page in Madison and Anne Alassane.
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 Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Starship 1.
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1976 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Lindsay Page in Madison: Wisconsin; figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Senior-third).
- Anne Alassane: French cooking chef, she grew up in Africa and then married a Beninese called Alassane.
- Dean Chandler: English footballer.
- Karel M J F Cruysberghs: Flemish Author (On the Pulpit), dies at 85.
- An earthquake strikes Friuli, causing 989 deaths and the destruction of entire villages.
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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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