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Wednesday 15 December 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Baichung Bhutia and Elix Skipper. 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. The Enforcer, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie 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 Colossal Cave Adventure or Death Race.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

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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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lady of the Camellias

Written by: Alexandre Dumas fils (novel), Edmund Gosse (screenplay)

Directed by: Robert Knights

Starring: Kate Nelligan, Peter Firth, Alfred Burke, Garrick Hagon

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The Outsiders

Written by: Don Barkham, Michael Craig

Starring: Andrew Keir, Sascha Hehn

Country: Australia

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Star Gazers

Written by: Jack Horkheimer

Starring: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas

Country: United States

Candy Candy

Starring: Shin-hie Choi

Country: Japan

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 December 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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  • Jamaica premier Manley wins elections.
  • Liberian oil tanker Argo Merchant runs aground off Massachusetts' Nantucket coast, spilling 28 million litres of crude oil, causing a 160km by 97km oil slick.
  • Samoa becomes a member of the United Nations.

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

  • Time: Bodyguard Gordon Margulis placing the emaciated Howard Hughes aboard a jet ambulance for his last fl
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8515
  • Time: Cover design by Dennis Wheeler


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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

Dust jacket missing. Bright clean boards have light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping from AZ.

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Ordinary People

By: Judith Guest

The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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