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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. Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candy Candy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Driver or Outlaw.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Car Wash

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Darrow Igus

Country: United States

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Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

Country: United States

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Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin, Svetlana Danilchenko

Country: United States

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Ossessione

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti, Dhia Cristiani

Country: United States

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Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hitler's Germany

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Jacksons

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1976 ?

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

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ian Smith -- Oct. 11, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8506
  • Time: Presidential candidate Jimmy Carter & President Gerald Ford

Books

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

Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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Roots

By: Alex Haley

One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

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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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Passages

By: Gail Sheehy

At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter


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