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Tuesday 16 November 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mario Barravecchia and Dan Black. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen, 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 Outsiders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Sprint 2.
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 ?

Star Gazers

Written by: Jack Horkheimer

Starring: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas

Country: United States

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Spencer's Pilots

Written by: Alvin Sapinsley, Larry Rosen

Starring: Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Gene Evans, Margie Impert

Country: United States

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hot Fudge Show

Starring: Ron Coden, Arte Johnson, Larry Santos

Country: United States

Movies

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

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Twelve Tasks of Asterix

Directed by: Ren Goscinny

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade

Country: United States

The Last Tycoon

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Rick Barry (San Francisco Warriors), ends then longest NBA free-throw streak of 60.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Carter -- Nov. 15, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8511
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter & Ford -- Nov. 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 ?

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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