Saturday May 22, 1976

US date format: 5/22/1976, UK date format: 22/5/1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 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 Christian Vande Velde in Chicago and Daniel Erlandsson. 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 Night Driver.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • St. Louis Cardinal Reggie Smith hits 3 HR
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-179.

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Movies

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Duelle

Duelle

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Jean Babilée, Hermine Karagheuz

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Directed by: Nicolas Gessner

Starring: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman

Country: United States of America

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi

Country: United States of America

Sweet Revenge

Sweet Revenge

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Stockard Channing, Sam Waterston, Franklyn Ajaye, Richard Daughty

Revenge of the Cheerleaders

Revenge of the Cheerleaders

Directed by: Richard Lerner

Starring: Jerii Woods, Cheryl Smith, Helen Lang, Patrice Rohmer

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Porobdzije

Porobdzije

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 4 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 24 days.
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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

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 22, 1976?

On May 22, 1976 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 22, 1976?

On May 22, 1976 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 22, 1976?

On May 22, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1976?

On May 22, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1976?

On May 22, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 22, 1976?

On May 22, 1976 several famous people were born including, Christian Vande Velde in Chicago, Daniel Erlandsson, Christian Velde.

What was the number one song in May 22, 1976?

The number one song in the week of May 22, 1976 was Silly Love Songs by Wings in US and Fernando by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on May 22, 1976?

The top hits on May 22, 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.


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