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Thursday 15 January 1976

1976-01-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Write The Songs by Barry Manilow. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
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 ?

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom

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Nobody's House

Starring: Kevin Moreton, Stuart Wilde, Mandy Woodward, William Gaunt

Country: United Kingdom

Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings

Written by: Edward McLachlan

Starring: Bernard Cribbins, Ernie Coombs

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • Sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot US President Gerald Ford.
  • US-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit.
  • Gerald Ford's would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore, is sentenced to life in prison.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Susan Seaforth Hayes as Julie of Days of Our Lives
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8467
  • Time: Alison Cheek, Billie Jean King, Carla Hills, J.K. Conway, Betty Ford, Susie Sharp, Barbara Jordan,

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 ?

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation


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