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Wednesday 8 December 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Naimee Coleman and Joshua Butler. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy, directed by Bud Townsend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lady of the Camellias. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Fonz.
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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 ?

Silver Streak

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh

Country: United States

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Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Last Tycoon

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • UN General Assembly re-elects Kurt Waldheim Secretary General
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Books

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

Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

Dust jacket missing. Bright clean boards have light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping from AZ.

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The Right And The Power

By: Leon Jaworski

First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

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Touch Not The Cat

By: Mary Stewart

Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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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

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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