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Tuesday 6 January 1976, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Linn and Agnieszka Zielinska. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Convoy by C. W. McCall. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching When the Boat Comes In. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1976 or at January 06 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Animals, Animals, Animals

Starring: Hal Linden

Country: United States

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Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Who

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1976?

  • Time: Alison Cheek, Billie Jean King, Carla Hills, J.K. Conway, Betty Ford, Susie Sharp, Barbara Jordan,
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8466
  • Esquire

Books

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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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Nightwork

By: Irwin Shaw

Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

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The Age Of Napoleon

By: Will and Ariel Durant

The Age of Napoleon surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the age of democracy.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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