Saturday 22 May 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
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.
The Man Who Fell to Earth, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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 Kapetan Mikula Mali.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Stunt Cycle.
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1976 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Christian Vande Velde in Chicago: Illinois; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
- Daniel Erlandsson: Swedish drummer (Arch Enemy Eucharist Armageddon and Carcass).
- Christian Velde: American cyclist.
- St. Louis Cardinal Reggie Smith hits 3 HR
- NASA launches space vehicle S-179.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Barry Manilow - Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again
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