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Friday 2 April 1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Christophe Sarnin and Thierry Lincou. In that special week of April 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. Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Adams Chronicles by Jack Shepherd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Breakout.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Family Plot

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris

Country: United States

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Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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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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Robin and Marian

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Stormskärs Maja

Starring: Rose-Marie Rosenback, Leif Sundberg

Country: Finland

Izgori, za da svetish

Written by: Anton Donchev

Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Heinz Meier, Evelyn Hamann, Bruno W. Pannek

Salas u Malom Ritu

Starring: Slavko Stimac, Miroljub Leso, Dragan Mirkovic, Miomir Petrovic

The Lost Islands

Starring: Jane Vallis, Robert Edgington, Amanda Ma, Chris Benaud

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ray Teal: Actor (Sheriff Roy Coffee-Bonanza), dies at 74.
Facts:
  • Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds Prince Sihanouk as Premier
  • Portuguese constitution assumed.
  • Norodom Sihanouk is forced to resign as Head of State of Kampuchea by the Khmer Rouge led by Pol Pot and is placed under house arrest.

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Books

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

The Adams Chronicles

By: Jack Shepherd

The Adams Chronicles is the endlessly fascinating text and picture history of four generations of one of America's most prominent families, told largely in their own words from diaries and letters.

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In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

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The Boys From Brazil

By: Ira Levin

THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL-ESPIONAGE. FROM THE DUST JACKET: "WHY HAVE (THESE) HARMLESS AGING MEN BEEN MARKED FOR MURDER? WHAT IS THE HIDDEN LINK BINDS THEM?

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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