31st of May, 1976

The 31st of May, 1976, fell on a Monday. Day 152 of 1976. Decade: 1970s.

43 years, 7 months and 24 days have passed since the 31st of May, 1976.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Colin Farrell: Irish actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of May, 1976:

  • United States: Love Hangover - Diana Ross
  • United Kingdom: No Charge - J.J. Barrie

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 31st of May, 1976.

  • 1976 in music.

    Top music artists in 1976 included the likes of Wings, KC and the Sunshine Band, Rod Stewart, Ohio Players, Barry Manilow, England Dan, John Ford Coley, Wild Cherry, Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band, Diana Ross, ABBA, The Manhattans and The Spinners.

  • Barry Manilow - "I Write the Songs"

    "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow would go on to win a Grammy for 1976's Song of the Year.

  • Jimmy Carter.

    U.S. President Jimmy Carter was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1976.

  • Rocky

    "Rocky" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976.

  • 1976 in movies.

    Movies released in 1976 included Rocky, To Fly!, A Star Is Born, All the President's Men, The Omen, In Search of Noah's Ark, King Kong, Silver Streak, The Enforcer, Midway, Carrie, Freaky Friday, Car Wash and Taxi Driver.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 43 years, 7 months and 24 days have passed since the 31st of May, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1976.
  • Leap Year: 1976 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1976, will be 43 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 202345200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of May, 1976:

  • 1st of May, 1976: FA Cup Final 1976: A goal from Bobby Stokes helps Southampton secure a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
  • 4th of May, 1976: A train crash in the Netherlands kills 24 people.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 12th of May, 1976: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Saint-Etienne 1-0.
  • 2nd of June, 1976: Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles is murdered by a car bomb.
  • 5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
  • 27th of June, 1976: Palestinian militants hijack an Air France plane before flying it to Entebbe, Uganda.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1976, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of May, 1976 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of May:

  • Spring Bank Holiday (UK)
  • Memorial Day (USA)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 31st of May, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of May, 1976 was probably conceived around the 22nd of August, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of May, 1976 is the 10th of March, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

31st of May

Events that have occurred on the 31st of May:

  • 31st of May, 1984: Six inmates on death row escape the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia.
  • 31st of May, 1984: The song "Ghostbusters" is released by Parker, Jr.
  • 31st of May, 1998: Geri Halliwell announces that she is leaving the Spice Girls.
  • 31st of May, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • 31st of May, 2008: Usain Bolt breaks the world record for the 100 meter sprint.
  • 31st of May, 2010: The flotilla incident occurs when 13 Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza. 9 activists are killed
  • 31st of May, 2010: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes manager of Real Madrid.
  • 31st of May, 1961: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Barcelona 3-2 at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, Germany.
  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • 31st of May, 1972: Football: Ajax win the European Cup after two goals from Cruyff helps them to defeat Internazionale 2-0.
  • 31st of May, 1979: The Muppet Movie (1979) is released.
  • 31st of May, 1986: The 1986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The movie DragonHeart (1996) is released in cinemas.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The Fugees release their song Killing Me Softly with His Song.
  • 31st of May, 2002: The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.
  • 31st of May, 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is released in movie theaters.
  • 31st of May, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of May, 1976.

  • 15,942 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,377,392,400 seconds have passed since the 31st of May, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,606,957,800 times.
  • Since the 31st of May, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 710,734,478,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 229,565,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 118,455,746 steps. That's about 52,647 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,528,709 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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