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Tuesday 16 March 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Rae Collie and Abraham Nunez. In that special week of March people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Image, directed by Radley Metzger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Izgori, za da svetish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Dukedom.
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 ?

Live from Lincoln Center

Starring: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Country: United States

The Muppet Show

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Popi

Written by: Lester Pine, Tina Pine

Starring: Hector Elizondo, Anthony Perez, Dennis Vasquez, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Image

Directed by: Radley Metzger

Starring: Rebecca Brooke, Carl Parker, Marilyn Roberts

Country: United States

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Robin and Marian

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Immoral Tales

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra

Country: United States

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Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Facts:
  • British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigned, citing personal reasons.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mobile Americans -- Mar. 15, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8476
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Carter -- Mar. 8, 1976

Books

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

Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A magnificent biographical novel of Henry and Sophia Schlieman- the epic of a man and woman, their shining love for each other, and how, together, they broke through every barrier to turn an incredible dream into an immortal triumph.

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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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My Life

By: Golda Meir

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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