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Friday 24 September 1976

1976-09-24

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. 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. In the Realm of the Senses, directed by Nagisa shima, 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 30 days ?

In the Realm of the Senses

Directed by: Nagisa shima

Starring: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima

Country: United States

Black Emanuelle

Directed by: Albert Thomas

Starring: Laura Gemser, Karin Schubert, Angelo Infanti

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Shon McHugh: American homicide; along with two buddies, stabbed to death MIT student from Norway, Yngve Raustein, 21.
  • Ian Bohen: TV Actor.
  • Stephanie McMahon: American businesswoman, professional wrestling valet, professional wrestler, minority owner, and Chief Brand Officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
  • Carlos Almeida: Angolan basketball player.
  • Yakkun Sakurazuka: Japanese voice actress and singer (d. 2013).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bruno VeSota: Actor / director (Chopper, Teenage Doll), dies at 54.
  • Romney Brent: Actor / writer (Dinner at the Ritz), dies at 74.
Facts:
  • Oh! Calcutta! opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5959 performances
  • Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by President Carter
  • Patricia Hearst is sentenced to 7 years in prison for her role in a 1974 bank robbery (an executive clemency order from U.S. President Jimmy Carter will set her free after only 22 months).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mao Tse-tung -- Sep. 20, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8503
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Campaign -- Sep. 13, 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 ?

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter


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