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Saturday 2 October 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anita Kulcsar and Mandisa . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candy Candy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Driver or Starship 1.
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TV Series

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

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hitler's Germany

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

Country: United States

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Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin, Svetlana Danilchenko

Country: United States

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Ossessione

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti, Dhia Cristiani

Country: United States

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Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger

Country: United States

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Gator

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jack Weston, Lauren Hutton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Let My People Come closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 106 performances

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Books

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

Touch Not The Cat

By: Mary Stewart

Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

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The Final Days

By: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

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The Lonely Lady

By: Harold Robbins

“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

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The Right And The Power

By: Leon Jaworski

First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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