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Sunday 12 December 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jana Ina and Dan Hawkins. 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. A Star Is Born, directed by Frank Pierson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer 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 Heavyweight Champ or Barricade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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Silver Streak

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh

Country: United States

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Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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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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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1976 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Vinko Zganec: Croatian ethnomusicologist (Born 1890).
  • Jack Cassidy: Richmond Hill, Virginia -- Actor (Oscar / Jetman-He & She).
  • QB Joe Namath last game as a New York Jet

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Sport Games on 12 December 1976

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Colts : 20 - 58
  • Cincinnati Bengals - New York Jets : 42 - 3
  • Cleveland Browns - Kansas City Chiefs : 14 - 39
  • Denver Broncos - Chicago Bears : 28 - 14
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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By: Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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By: Alex Haley

One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting


Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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