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Sunday 27 June 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cazwell and Johnny Estrada. 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. To the Devil a Daughter, directed by Peter Sykes, 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 Barricade or F-1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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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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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 27 June 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
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Facts:
  • Pacific Overtures closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 performances
  • Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
  • Israeli raid on Entebbe, Uganda
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Invitational
  • Portuguese general Antonio Eanes elected President

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter, Reagan & Ford -- June 21, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8490
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Enrico Berlinguer -- June 14, 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

A magnificent biographical novel of Henry and Sophia Schlieman- the epic of a man and woman, their shining love for each other, and how, together, they broke through every barrier to turn an incredible dream into an immortal triumph.

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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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Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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