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Saturday 16 October 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rachid Badouri and Marius Colucci. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Mado, directed by Claude Sautet, 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 Stay Tuned. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Breakout.
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Movies

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Mado

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Ottavia Piccolo, Jacques Dutronc, Charles Denner

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

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The Inheritance

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Gigi Proietti

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God Told Me To

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin, Sandy Dennis, Sylvia Sidney

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Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

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Gribouille

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Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

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Bonjour Paris

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Historical Events

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  • Toronto Maple Leafs' Lanny McDonald scores a hat trick in 2 minutes 54 seconds.
  • Soyuz 23 returns to Earth.

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Books

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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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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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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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The Navigator

By: Morris West

Gunnar Thorkild, grandson of the last great Polynesian navigator, has rashly proclaimed, in a scientific paper, the existence of a legendary island to which all navigators go on the eve of

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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

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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