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Saturday 19 June 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Darnell Autry and Patrick Surtain. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. The Omen, directed by Richard Donner, 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 Power Without Glory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Sprint 2.
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 this week ?

The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens

Country: United States

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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Murder by Death

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers

Country: United States

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Logan's Run

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan

Country: United States

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Midway

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Standing Room Only

Starring: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Country: United States

The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 June 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Dutchess Silvia Sommerlath
  • US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from Earth

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Enrico Berlinguer -- June 14, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8489
  • Time: West Point Military Academy honor system scandal

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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Remember when

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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

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation


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