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Saturday 7 August 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Brusque and Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, 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 Hitler's Germany. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Outlaw.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Hitler's Germany

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Kottan ermittelt

Starring: Walter Davy, Curt A. Tichy, Bibiane Zeller, Carlo Böhm

Country: Austria

Grlom u jagode

Starring: Branko Cvejic, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic, Olivera Markovic, Rahela Ferari

Bluey

Written by: Jock Blair, Ian Jones

Starring: Lucky Grills, Gerda Nicolson, John Diedrich, Ken Goodlet

Country: Australia

Power Without Glory

Starring: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, Heather Canning, Irene Inescort

Country: Australia

Movies

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

Futureworld

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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Obsession

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Genevive Bujold, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Squirm

Directed by: Jeff Lieberman

Starring: Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy, R.A. Dow

Country: United States

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Lifeguard

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Cecil Weston: Actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86.
Facts:
  • Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Colgate-European Golf Open
  • Scientists in Pasadena, California, announce Viking 1 found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars.
  • US Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth
  • American Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth.

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Books

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

My Life

By: Golda Meir

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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

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Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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