Monday May 17, 1976

US date format: 5/17/1976, UK date format: 17/5/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 17, 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 Kandi Burruss and Rochelle Aytes. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Duelle, directed by Jacques Rivette, 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 Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Events

  • 28th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson and M Learned
  • In Los Angeles, California, the 28th Annual Emmy Awards (primetime programming) are presented, hosted by Mary Tyler Moore and John Denver.

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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

The Tenant

The Tenant

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

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

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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Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

The R Document by Irving Wallace

The R Document

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Before the Patriot Act, there was . . . The R DocumentAs crime and violence threaten to engulf America, the President proposes a daring new amendment to the Constitution, allowing the

A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson

A Man Called Intrepid

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A New York Times Best Seller!The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its …

The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin

The Boys From Brazil

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The classic thriller of Dr. Josef Mengele's nightmarish plot to restore the Third Reich.Alive and hiding in South America, the fiendish Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele gathers a group of former colleagues for a horrifying project—the creation of the Fourth Reich.

The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 17, 1976?

On May 17, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 17, 1976?

On May 17, 1976 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 17, 1976?

On May 17, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 17, 1976?

On May 17, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 17, 1976?

On May 17, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 17, 1976?

On May 17, 1976 several famous people were born including, Kandi Burruss, Rochelle Aytes, Anna Windsor in Sydney.

What was the number one song in May 17, 1976?

The number one song in the week of May 17, 1976 was Silly Love Songs by Wings in US and Fernando by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on May 17, 1976?

The top hits on May 17, 1976 were Silly Love Songs by Wings, Love Hangover by Diana Ross, Fooled Around And Fell In Love by Elvin Bishop in US and Fernando by Abba, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, No Charge by JJ Barrie in UK.