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Wednesday 31 March 1976

1976-03-31

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Sparkle, directed by Sam O'Steen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Curtain by Agatha Christie 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 ?

Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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Schulmädchen-Report 8: Was Eltern nie erfahren dürfen

Directed by: Ernst Hofbauer

Starring: Wolf Ackva, Puppa Armbruster, Sandra Atia

Country: United States

The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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The Image

Directed by: Radley Metzger

Starring: Rebecca Brooke, Carl Parker, Marilyn Roberts

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

Country: United Kingdom

Popi

Written by: Lester Pine, Tina Pine

Starring: Hector Elizondo, Anthony Perez, Dennis Vasquez, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Strand: American photographer and filmmaker (Born 1890).
Facts:
  • Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their first ever NBA playoff berth.
  • New Jersey Court rules Karen Anne Quinlan may be disconnected from respirator.
  • The New Jersey Supreme Court rules that coma patient Karen Ann Quinlan can be disconnected from her ventilator. She remains comatose and dies in 1985.
  • Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
  • Conrail (Consolidated Rails Corporation) is formed by the U.S. government, to take control of 13 major Northeast Class-1 railroads that had filed for bankruptcy protection. Conrail takes control at midnight, as a government-owned and operated railroad until 1986, when it is sold to the public.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Dustin Hoffman & Robert Redford as Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in film 'All the President's
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8478
  • Time: Model Carol Gustafson

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 ?

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

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game


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