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Friday 2 January 1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1976). 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. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. 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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What the sky looked like on 2 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 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Winning Through Intimidation

By: Robert J. Ringer

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

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The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Hailey

Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

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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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My Life

By: Golda Meir

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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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