Thursday 27 May 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Park and Lynn Goodchild.
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 Night Driver or Blockade.
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1976 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Richard Park: Seoul, South Korea -- NHL center (Pittsburgh Penguins).
- Lynn Goodchild: American administrator at Putnam Investments in Norwood while working her way toward her master's degree at Providence College.
- Christopher Golly: American homicide and suicide at age 17.
- Wayne Marshall: American ethnomusicologist who studies music from cross-cultural perspective, he is also a disc jockey under the name "Wayne & Wax.
- RJD2 : American DJ and producer (Soul Position).
- Marcel Fässler: Swiss race car driver
- Ruth McDevitt: Actress (Jo-All in the Family), dies at 80.
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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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