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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Syria intervenes in the Lebanese Civil War in opposition to the Palestine Liberation Organization, whom it had previously supported.

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Movies

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Midway

Midway

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

Country: United States of America

Silent Movie

Silent Movie

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar

Country: United States of America

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

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

I've Got a Secret

I've Got a Secret

The Jacksons

The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States of America

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins

The Lonely Lady

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“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

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 Deep by Peter Benchley

The Deep

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A young couple go to Bermuda on their honeymoon. They dive on the reefs offshore, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship.

The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

Spandau by Albert Speer

Spandau

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This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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.


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