Tuesday June 08, 1976

US date format: 6/8/1976, UK date format: 8/6/1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Davenport and Eion Bailey. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. The Outlaw Josey Wales, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Night Driver.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1

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Movies

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

The Omen

The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Country: United States of America

Murder by Death

Murder by Death

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Country: United States of America

Logan's Run

Logan's Run

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Country: United States of America

The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday

The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Robert Culp, Elizabeth Ashley

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TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Power Without Glory

Power Without Glory

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

Country: Australia

Galini

Galini

The Feathered Serpent

The Feathered Serpent

Days to next June 08

If June 08, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 3 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer

The West End Horror

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The R Document by Irving Wallace

The R Document

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Before the Patriot Act, there was . . . The R DocumentAs crime and violence threaten to engulf America, the President proposes a daring new amendment to the Constitution, allowing the

The Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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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 …

Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman

Scoundrel Time

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In 1952, Hellman joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellman refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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