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Wednesday 5 May 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sage Stallone and Juan Pablo Sorin. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Welcome Back by John Sebastian. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stunt Cycle or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Watch Out, We're Mad

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Patty Shepard

Country: United States

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Stay Hungry

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Country: United States

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Family Plot

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

The Ghosts of Motley Hall

Starring: Arthur English, Freddie Jones, Nicholas Le Prevost, Sean Flanagan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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90 Minutes Live

Starring: Valri Bromfield, John Candy, Clémence DesRochers, Danny Finkleman

Country: Canada

Stormskärs Maja

Starring: Rose-Marie Rosenback, Leif Sundberg

Country: Finland

Izgori, za da svetish

Written by: Anton Donchev

Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1976 ?

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II.
  • Train collision at Schiedam, Netherlands, kills 24.

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

The Rockefellers

By: Peter Collier and David Horowitz

Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

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Bring On The Empty Horses

By: David Niven

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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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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By: Albert Speer

This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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