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Thursday 15 July 1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Snyder and Shuba Jay. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. The Shootist, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Sinatra by Earl Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Power Without Glory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Death Race.
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 ?

Power Without Glory

Starring: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, Heather Canning, Irene Inescort

Country: Australia

Standing Room Only

Starring: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Country: United States

The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States

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Kapetan Mikula Mali

Starring: Tonci Vidan, Josko Pazanin, Manojlo Cvijanovic, Petar Prlicko

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

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

The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard

Country: United States

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They Came from Within

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry

Country: United States

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To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 36-hr kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California
  • Jimmy Carter is nominated for U.S. President at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Closeup of a cicada-killer wasp photographed at 1/75,000 a second
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8493
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Birthday Issue -- July 5, 1976

Books

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

Sinatra

By: Earl Wilson

An unauthorized biography by Earl Wilson, published by Macmillan in 1976, contains 336 pages.

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A Man Called Intrepid

By: William Stevenson

A classic about real-life WWII espionage, as conducted by its modern master * A Man Called Intrepid is the classic true story of Sir William Stephenson (codenamed Intrepid) and the spy

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The Lonely Lady

By: Harold Robbins

“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

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Agent In Place

By: Helen MacInnes

Chuck Kelso is an idealist. When he steals a top-secret NATO memorandum, he only intends to leak it to the press; but it is soon in the hands of a Russian

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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