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Sunday 1 August 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eryn Bulmer and S?ren Jochumsen. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kottan ermittelt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starship 1 or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Kottan ermittelt

Starring: Walter Davy, Curt A. Tichy, Bibiane Zeller, Carlo Böhm

Country: Austria

Grlom u jagode

Starring: Branko Cvejic, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic, Olivera Markovic, Rahela Ferari

Bluey

Written by: Jock Blair, Ian Jones

Starring: Lucky Grills, Gerda Nicolson, John Diedrich, Ken Goodlet

Country: Australia

Power Without Glory

Starring: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, Heather Canning, Irene Inescort

Country: Australia

Standing Room Only

Starring: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Obsession

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Genevive Bujold, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Lifeguard

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard

Country: United States

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They Came from Within

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry

Country: United States

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To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 21st Olympic games close at Montreal Canada
  • Flash flood in Big Thompson Canyon Colo on Route 34, kills 139
  • Seattle Seahawks play first (preseason) soccer game (San Francisco Gales 27, Seattle 20).

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dolores

By: Jacqueline Susann

From the dust jacket: DOLORES is Jacqueline Susann's last book. It is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of an assassinated American President.

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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The Deep

By: Peter Benchley

A young couple go to Bermuda on their honeymoon. They dive on the reefs offshore, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship.

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Crowned Heads

By: Thomas Tryon

Though the greats of Hollywood may fade, their secrets live on foreverFedora is dead, and movies will never be the same.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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