What Happened on May 14, 1976

Historical Events

  • Lowell Thomas ends 46 years as radio network reporter
  • Oil tanker Urqui Ola explodes off Spanish coast

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lawrence, American baseball player
  • Hunter Burgan, American punk rock bassist (AFI), born in Los Angeles County, California
  • Martine McCutcheon, British actress
  • Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Keith Relf, British blues-rock singer and harmonica player (The Yardbirds - "For Your Love"; Renaissance, 1969-71), electrocuted while playing an improperly earthed electric guitar at 33

About May 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Boogie Fever - The Sylvers
  • UK #1 Song: Fernando - Abba