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Sunday 9 May 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nenad Jestrovic and Faye Johnstone in Auckland. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Welcome Back by John Sebastian. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. 1900, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Barricade.
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Movies

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1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Country: United States

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Mr. Klein

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

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Smile Orange

Directed by: Trevor D. Rhone

Starring: Carl Bradshaw, Glenn Morrison, Stanley Irons, Vaughn Crosskill

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The Missouri Breaks

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

Country: United States

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Aces High

Directed by: Jack Gold

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward, Peter Firth

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TV Series

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

Saramandaia

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

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Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

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Freiwillige Feuerwehr

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Kapetan Mikula Mali

Starring: Tonci Vidan, Josko Pazanin, Manojlo Cvijanovic, Petar Prlicko

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • So Long 174th St closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Ladies Masters at Moss Creek Golf Tournament.
  • Ulrike Meinhof of the Red Army Faction is found hanged in an apparent suicide, in her Stuttgart-Stammheim prison cell.
  • U.S. President Gerald Ford signs the Federal Election Campaign Act.
  • An accident involving a tanker truck carrying anhydrous ammonia takes place in Houston, Texas, resulting in the deaths of 7 people.

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Books

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The Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

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

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The Boys From Brazil

By: Ira Levin

THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL-ESPIONAGE. FROM THE DUST JACKET: "WHY HAVE (THESE) HARMLESS AGING MEN BEEN MARKED FOR MURDER? WHAT IS THE HIDDEN LINK BINDS THEM?

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The Final Days

By: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

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The R Document

By: Irving Wallace

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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