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Friday 31 December 1976

1976-12-31

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris 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 ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: Frank Pierson

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Ludwig

Starring: Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom

Wildlife on One

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

International Festival of Animation

Starring: Jean Marsh

Country: United States

Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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The Phoenix and the Carpet

Starring: Jane Forster, Max Harris, Tamzin Neville, Gary Russell

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Cars played their 1st gig
  • TV soap Somerset ends 6 year run

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Stars -- Dec. 27, 1976
  • Time: On cover: as drawings: Jordan, Mondale and Carter. As photos: Bergland, Jordan, Califano, Blumentha
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8516

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

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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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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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Tell the world why 31 December 1976 is such a special date for you!