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Thursday 1 January 1976, NewYear’s Day

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chai Jing and Monica Mullaly. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Indy 4.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 1976

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Movies

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

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

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Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States

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Whiffs

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

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Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

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Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

Starring: Todd Compton, Fanne Foxe, Ward Wood, Rod Roddy

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TV Series

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

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

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State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

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The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

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A fondo

Starring: Joaquín Soler Serrano

Country: Spain

Eleanor and Franklin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Musical Jubilee closes at St. James Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • NBC replaces the peacock logo
  • Venezuela nationalizes oil fields.
  • Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall.
  • NBC Television replaces the 20-year old 'peacock' logo with a new abstract capital "N".

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Angels

By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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Bring On The Empty Horses

By: David Niven

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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My Life

By: Golda Meir

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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