What Happened on May 19, 1976

Historical Events

Album Release

Columbia Records releases "Turnstiles", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's fourth studio album

  • Gold ownership legalized in Australia
  • Senate establishes permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Garnett, American basketball forward (15-time NBA All Star), born in Greenville, South Carolina
1976 Highlights

About May 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Fernando - Abba