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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 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.

But much more happened on May 1976: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1976?


Events

  • 01 May 1976 Jos Hermens on the Netherlands sets record for 20,000 metre, 57:24.2.
  • 02 May 1976 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic.
  • 04 May 1976 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 7 performances
  • 05 May 1976 Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II.
  • 06 May 1976 An earthquake strikes Friuli, causing 989 deaths and the destruction of entire villages.
  • 08 May 1976 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 7 performances
  • 09 May 1976 So Long 174th St closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 11 May 1976 Emmy 3rd Daytime Award presentation
  • 12 May 1976 Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1.
  • 14 May 1976 Lowell Thomas ends 46 years as radio network reporter
  • 15 May 1976 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • 16 May 1976 Sue Roberts wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic.
  • 17 May 1976 28th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson and M Learned
  • 19 May 1976 Liverpool wins 5th UEFA Cup at Bridge.
  • 22 May 1976 St. Louis Cardinal Reggie Smith hits 3 HR
  • 24 May 1976 Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 25 May 1976 Heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali knocks out Richard Dunn in five rounds for heavyweight boxing title in Munich, Germany.
  • 29 May 1976 One Piece At A Time by Johnny Cash hits #29
  • 30 May 1976 22nd LPGA Championship won by Betty Burfeindt.
  • 31 May 1976 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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The Tenant

The Tenant

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

1900

1900

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Country: United States of America

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

Smile Orange

Smile Orange

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Trevor D. Rhone

Starring: Carl Bradshaw, Glenn Morrison, Stanley Irons, Vaughn Crosskill

Duelle

Duelle

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Jacques Rivette

Starring: Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Jean Babilée, Hermine Karagheuz

Books

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Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

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

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.

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

A Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon

A Stranger In The Mirror

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A LONELY MAN. Toby Temple is a super star and a super bastard, a man adored by his fans and plagued by suspicion and distrust.A