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Monday 4 October 1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Santiago and Uli Steck. In that special week of October people in US were listening to A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy. 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 A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candy Candy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Breakout.
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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 4 October 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Santiago: Brazilian footballer.
  • Uli Steck: Swiss mountaineer and rock climber, famous for his speed records on the North Face trilogy in the Alps.
  • Alicia Silverstone: American actress, producer, author, and activist, a star as a teenager in the film "Clueless," 1995.
  • Carla Harvey: Metal Singer.
  • Mauro Camoranesi: Argentinian-Italian footballer and manager.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz resigns due to telling a racial joke
  • Supreme Court lifts 1972 ban on death penalty for convicted murderers
  • US Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz resigns due to telling a racial joke.
  • Official launch of the Intercity 125 High Speed Train (HST).
  • Cubana Flight 455 crashes due to a bomb placed by anti-Fidel Castro terrorists, after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados. All 73 people on board are killed.

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Sport Games on 4 October 1976

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Minnesota Vikings : 6 - 17
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Books

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

A Man Called Intrepid

By: William Stevenson

A classic about real-life WWII espionage, as conducted by its modern master * A Man Called Intrepid is the classic true story of Sir William Stephenson (codenamed Intrepid) and the spy

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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Crowned Heads

By: Thomas Tryon

Though the greats of Hollywood may fade, their secrets live on foreverFedora is dead, and movies will never be the same.

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Dolores

By: Jacqueline Susann

From the dust jacket: DOLORES is Jacqueline Susann's last book. It is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of an assassinated American President.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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