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Tuesday 10 August 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Depoli and Jennifer Ringley. 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 Barricade or Breakout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 10 August 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Depoli: American wrestler.
  • Jennifer Ringley: American businesswoman who ingenuously turned exhibitionism into profit, keying into the universal voyeur in all of us.
  • Roadkill : American wrestler.
  • Ian Murray: Scottish businessman and politician Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1976?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Aug. 9, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8497
  • Time: Inset: Mars from NASA.

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 ?

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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