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Thursday December 2, 1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 2, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Masafumi Goto and Jennifer Robinson. 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 Little Mermaid, directed by Vladimir Bychkov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while To Jerusalem And Back by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 December 1976

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Movies

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

The Little Mermaid

Directed by: Vladimir Bychkov

Starring: Viktoriya Novikova, Valentin Nikulin, Galina Artyomova, Yuri Senkevich

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Tracks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Taryn Power, Dean Stockwell, Topo Swope

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The Cassandra Crossing

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen, O.J. Simpson

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The Shaggy D.A.

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Tim Conway, Keenan Wynn

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Bound for Glory

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Gail Strickland

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TV Series

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

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

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The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

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Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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Facts:
  • Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba replacing Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 02, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?

Books

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

To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Ordinary People

By: Judith Guest

The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

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Passages

By: Gail Sheehy

At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

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Blue Skies, No Candy

By: Gael Greene

“A caviar and foie gras freefall of uninhibited, delicious and tantalizing sex.”--Toronto Globe.Not Since Henry Miller has a book about sex caused such a furor.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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