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Wednesday 24 November 1976

1976-11-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie 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 30 days ?

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Twelve Tasks of Asterix

Directed by: Ren Goscinny

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade

Country: United States

The Last Tycoon

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Star Gazers

Written by: Jack Horkheimer

Starring: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
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Facts:
  • Reds Joe Morgan wins his 2nd straight NL MVP Award
  • NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28-game road losing streak.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Clockwise from top: Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith and Kate Jackson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8512
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Carter -- Nov. 15, 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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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

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation


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