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Friday 14 May 1976

1976-05-14

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boogie Fever by The Sylvers. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Missouri Breaks, directed by Arthur Penn, 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 ?

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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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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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 14 May 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martine McCutcheon: British actress, a twenty-something soap star in "EastEnders," playing the role of Tiffany, before she left the show in 1999 and moved into singing and stage work.
  • Terrance Cauthen: Trenton, New Jersey -- Lightweight boxer (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
  • Hunter Burgan: American bass player (AFI The Force and The Frisk).
  • Brian Lawrence: American baseball player and coach.
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Facts:
  • Lowell Thomas ends 46 years as radio network reporter
  • Oil tanker Urqui Ola explodes off Spanish coast

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1976?

  • Time: Democratic Presidential candidate James E. 'Jimmy' Carter Jr.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8484
  • Time: Elizabeth II, Carl XVI Gustaf, Juan Carlos, Margrethe, Bernhard and Juliana

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 ?

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation


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