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Wednesday 15 September 1976

1976-09-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, 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 ?

Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger

Country: United States

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Burnt Offerings

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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Gator

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jack Weston, Lauren Hutton

Country: United States

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Futureworld

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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Obsession

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Genevive Bujold, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Spencer's Pilots

Written by: Alvin Sapinsley, Larry Rosen

Starring: Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Gene Evans, Margie Impert

Country: United States

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom

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Hot Fudge Show

Starring: Ron Coden, Arte Johnson, Larry Santos

Country: United States

In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Campaign -- Sep. 13, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8502
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sex and Tennis -- Sep. 6, 1976

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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Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation


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