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Saturday 4 December 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joshua Waitzkin and Adlène Hicheur. 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. Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy, directed by Bud Townsend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Lovers And Tyrants by Francine du Plessix Gray was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Outsiders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Colossal Cave Adventure.
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 ?

Silver Streak

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh

Country: United States

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Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Last Tycoon

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 4 December 1976

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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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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 04 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Benjamin Britten: British foremost composer who helped revive interest in opera through his "Peter Grimes," 1945 and other works, including compositions for motion pictures.
  • Tommy Bolin: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Deep Purple Zephyr and James Gang) (d. 1976).
  • W F McCoy: Northern Irish politician (Born 1886).

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 4 December 1976

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 0 - 59
  • Baltimore Colts - St. Louis Cardinals : 17 - 24
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Books

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

Lovers And Tyrants

By: Francine du Plessix Gray

“A novel of extraordinary richness and power. Sensual, witty, vividly evocative in every sentence. A fine book which achieves the real texture of life so often absent from fiction, and as

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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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Adolf Hitler

By: John Toland

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose

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Slapstick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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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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Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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