Wednesday 26 May 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Benji Gregory in Encino and Scott Humphries in Greely.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross.
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 Sprint 2 or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1976 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Benji Gregory in Encino: California; actor (Brian Tanner - Alf).
- Scott Humphries in Greely: Colorado; tennis star (1995 doubles Binghampton).
- Paul Collingwood: English cricketer and coach.
- Kenny Florian: American mixed martial artist and sportscaster.
- Justin Pierre: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Motion City Soundtrack).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Barry Manilow - Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again
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