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Tuesday 8 June 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Davenport and Eion Bailey. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Tenant, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kapetan Mikula Mali. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Heavyweight Champ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Tenant

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Deep Red

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia

Country: United States

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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The Missouri Breaks

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid

Country: United States

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Watch Out, We're Mad

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Patty Shepard

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Ghosts of Motley Hall

Starring: Arthur English, Freddie Jones, Nicholas Le Prevost, Sean Flanagan

Country: United Kingdom

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Live from Lincoln Center

Starring: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Country: United States

The Muppet Show

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

Country: United Kingdom

Popi

Written by: Lester Pine, Tina Pine

Starring: Hector Elizondo, Anthony Perez, Dennis Vasquez, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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Facts:
  • Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

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 ...

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

Be it Michelangelo or Henry Schliemann, be it a chisel or a pick, there's always a lot of wood to chop in one of Irving Stone's factually fortified biographies of great men of obdurate vigor.

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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

An account of the interrelated lives of the families of a New Rochelle manufacturer, an immigrant socialist, and a Harlem musician and their involvements with period notables is set against the backdrop of early twentieth-century American history.

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The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter


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