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Sunday 9 May 1976

1976-05-09

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Welcome Back by John Sebastian. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Watch Out, We're Mad

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Patty Shepard

Country: United States

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Stay Hungry

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Country: United States

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Family Plot

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris

Country: United States

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Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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Schulmädchen-Report 8: Was Eltern nie erfahren dürfen

Directed by: Ernst Hofbauer

Starring: Wolf Ackva, Puppa Armbruster, Sandra Atia

Country: United States

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 9 May 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • So Long 174th St closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Ladies Masters at Moss Creek Golf Tournament.
  • Ulrike Meinhof of the Red Army Faction is found hanged in an apparent suicide, in her Stuttgart-Stammheim prison cell.
  • U.S. President Gerald Ford signs the Federal Election Campaign Act.
  • An accident involving a tanker truck carrying anhydrous ammonia takes place in Houston, Texas, resulting in the deaths of 7 people.

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Magazine Covers

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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

The Greek Treasure

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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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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 ?

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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