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Tuesday 6 January 1976, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Pintauro and Judith Rakers. 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. Inn of the Damned, directed by Terry Bourke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stunt Cycle or Colossal Cave Adventure.
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What the sky looked like on 6 January 1976

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

Starring: Gloria Guida, Giuseppe Pambieri, Gianfranco D'Angelo, Gisella Sofio

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Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Directed by: David Winters

Starring: Alice Cooper, Vincent Price, Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter

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Peeper

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Michael Caine, Natalie Wood, Kitty Winn, Michael Constantine

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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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Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

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
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Facts:
  • Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Memoirs

By: Tennessee Williams

For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,

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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 Deep

By: Peter Benchle

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL


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