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Friday 2 January 1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paz Vega and Danilo Di Luca. 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. Black Moon, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Animals, Animals, Animals. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Black Moon

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart

Country: United States

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Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS

Directed by: Don Edmonds

Starring: Dyanne Thorne, Gregory Knoph, Tony Mumolo

Country: United States

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Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland

Country: United States

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Sweet Movie

Directed by: Dusan Makavejev

Starring: Carole Laure, Pierre Clmenti, Anna Prucnal

Country: United States

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Lisztomania

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 2 January 1976

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TV Series

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

Animals, Animals, Animals

Starring: Hal Linden

Country: United States

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Clayhanger

Starring: Peter McEnery, Janet Suzman, Thelma Whiteley, Louise Purnell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Nobody's House

Starring: Kevin Moreton, Stuart Wilde, Mandy Woodward, William Gaunt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Books

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

The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

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Shogun

By: James Clavell

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

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The Eagle Has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy


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