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Thursday August 12, 1976

US date format: 8/12/1976, UK date format: 12/8/1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mikko Lindström and Antoine Walker. 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. Run After Me Until I Catch You, directed by Robert Pouret, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ivan the Terrible. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Starship 1.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Run After Me Until I Catch You

Directed by: Robert Pouret

Starring: Annie Girardot, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Geneviève Fontanel, Christine Laurent

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J.D.'s Revenge

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Glynn Turman, Louis Gossett Jr., Joan Pringle, Carl W. Crudup

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Balika Badhu

Directed by: Tarun Majumdar

Starring: Sachin, Rajni Sharma, Asrani, A.K. Hangal

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Gator

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jack Weston, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Reed

Country: United States of America

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The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

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Bonjour Paris

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Forget Me Not

Directed by: Alexander Holt

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Orde Wingate

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Estúpido Cupido

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st approach and lands test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise
  • First approach and lands test (ALT) of NASA space shuttle orbiter Enterprise.
  • Between 1,000 and 3,500 Palestinians are killed in the Tel al-Zaatar massacre, one of the bloodiest events of the Lebanese Civil War

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Planetary positions on August 12, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Rockefellers

By: Peter Collier and David Horowitz

Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

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The Deep

By: Peter Benchley

A young couple go to Bermuda on their honeymoon. They dive on the reefs offshore, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship.

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Scoundrel Time

By: Lillian Hellman

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

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A Man Called Intrepid

By: William Stevenson

A New York Times Best Seller!The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its …

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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