Saturday 8 May 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Oleg Tverdovsky and Ian Watkins.
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 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 Colossal Cave Adventure or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1976 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Oleg Tverdovsky: in Donetsk Ukraine; NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets).
- Ian Watkins: Welsh singer and actor (Steps).
- Gonçalo Abecasis: Portuguese-American biochemist and academic.
- Martha Wainwright: Canadian-American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- : Welsh singer-songwriter dancer and actor (Steps and H & Claire).
- 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 7 performances
- The rollercoaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?