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Saturday 15 May 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cyrille Thouvenin and Eric DuBose. 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 Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kapetan Mikula Mali. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Driver or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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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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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 ?

Kapetan Mikula Mali

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1976 ?

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • Fonz Song by Heyettes hits #91
  • Kentucky Moonrunner by Cledus Maggard hits #85
  • 102nd Preakness: John Lively aboard Elocutionist wins in 1:55.

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

  • Time: Democratic Presidential candidate James E. 'Jimmy' Carter Jr.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8484
  • Time: Elizabeth II, Carl XVI Gustaf, Juan Carlos, Margrethe, Bernhard and Juliana


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

The Final Days

By: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

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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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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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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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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

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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