Sunday May 23, 1976

US date format: 5/23/1976, UK date format: 23/5/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 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 Kelly Monaco and Melanie Joyce Bell. 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 Death Race or Night Driver.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
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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

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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

Porobdzije

Porobdzije

Mike Yarwood in Persons

Mike Yarwood in Persons

Days to next May 23

If May 23, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 3 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 1 day.
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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?

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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