Monday May 31, 1976
US date format: 5/31/1976, UK date format: 31/5/1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 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 Colin Farrell and Mashona Washington.
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.
Midway, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saramandaia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Outlaw.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 31, 1976?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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- Syria intervenes in the Lebanese Civil War in opposition to the Palestine Liberation Organization, whom it had previously supported.
- Martha Mitchell: wife of former Attorney General John...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 31, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Marvin Gaye - I Want You
- Natalie Cole - Sophisticated Lady (She's A Different Lady)
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Isley Brothers - Who Loves You Better (part 1)
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Parliament - Tear The Roof Off The Sucker
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Dance Wit Me
- Smokey Robinson - Open
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 31, 1976?
On May 31, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is May 31, 1976?
On May 31, 1976 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 31, 1976?
On May 31, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 31, 1976?
On May 31, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 31, 1976?
On May 31, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 31, 1976?
On May 31, 1976 several famous people were born including, Colin Farrell, Mashona Washington, Matt Harpring.
Which famous people died on May 31, 1976?
Famous people died on May 31, 1976 include, Martha Mitchell.
What was the number one song in May 31, 1976?
The number one song in the week of May 31, 1976 was Love Hangover by Diana Ross in US and Fernando by Abba in UK.
What were the top hits on May 31, 1976?
The top hits on May 31, 1976 were Love Hangover by Diana Ross, Silly Love Songs by Wings, Get Up And Boogie (That's Right) by Silver Convention in US and Fernando by Abba, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, No Charge by JJ Barrie in UK.