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Wednesday 12 May 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Takamisakari Seiken and Matthew P Newmark. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Boogie Fever by The Sylvers. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Missouri Breaks, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Missouri Breaks

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid

Country: United States

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Watch Out, We're Mad

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Patty Shepard

Country: United States

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Stay Hungry

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Country: United States

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Family Plot

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris

Country: United States

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Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

The Ghosts of Motley Hall

Starring: Arthur English, Freddie Jones, Nicholas Le Prevost, Sean Flanagan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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90 Minutes Live

Starring: Valri Bromfield, John Candy, Clémence DesRochers, Danny Finkleman

Country: Canada

Stormskärs Maja

Starring: Rose-Marie Rosenback, Leif Sundberg

Country: Finland

Izgori, za da svetish

Written by: Anton Donchev

Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1.

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Books

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The Gemini Contenders

By: Robert Ludlum

Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

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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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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

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 ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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