(Saturday, May 29, 1976) — “Love Hangover” by Diana Ross peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (May 29, June 5, 1976).
It was Ross’ fourth of six number one hits on the chart since leaving The Supremes (1970-1981).
(Saturday, May 29, 1976) — “Still Crazy After All These Years” by Paul Simon peaked at #40 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, May 28, 1966) — “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (May 28, June 4, 1966).
The Percy Sledge version of this song is listed 53rd in
Rolling Stone‘s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
(Saturday, May 28, 1966) — “A Groovy Kind of Love” by The Mindbenders peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, May 28, 1966) — “Gloria” by Them peaked at #71 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
In 2004, “Gloria” by Them was ranked #208 on
Rolling Stone‘s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time,” moving down to #211 in the 2010 updated list.
Video: 'Weather History: 1896 St. Louis Tornado'
(Wednesday, May 27, 1896, at around 6:15 p.m. local time) — 255 people were killed tonight when a tornado struck St. Louis, Missouri, and East St. Louis, Illinois, causing over $10 million in damage (approximately $2.9 billion in damage adjusted for 1997).
Video: 'Wings: A Very Lovely Party On Tour' (May 27, 1976, at 0:23-1:03)
(Thursday, May 27, 1976) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed tonight at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati on the 12th stop of the 21-city, 31-show Wings Over America leg of his band’s Wings Over The World tour. Continue reading Paul McCartney & Wings perform in Cincinnati 40 years ago tonight (May 27 1976)
Video: 'Pan's Labyrinth' trailer
(Saturday, May 27, 2006) — , a Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film that centers on Ofelia, a lonely and dreamy child living with her mother and adoptive father, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival. Pan’s Labyrinth
Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film starred Ivana Baquero, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil and Álex Angulo.
Video: 'Cookin' [n The Kitchen Of Love]'
(Thursday, May 27, 1976) — While Paul McCartney was in Cincinnati to perform another concert on his Wings Over America tour and George Harrison was in England for the first week of sessions for his next studio album, former Beatle John Lennon joined Ringo Starr today at the Cherokee Studios in Hollywood, where he is currently recording his next studio album . Ringo’s Rotogravure Continue reading John Lennon, Ringo Starr record ‘Cookin’ (In The Kitchen Of Love)’ in Hollywood 40 years ago today (May 27 1976)