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Saturday 3 January 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Satya Oblet and Alisen Down. 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 My Life by Golda Meir was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Breakout.
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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 3 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Books

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

My Life

By: Golda Meir

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy


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