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Saturday 17 April 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nadine Thomas and Ana Geislerova. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Stay Hungry, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 90 Minutes Live. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

90 Minutes Live

Starring: Valri Bromfield, John Candy, Clémence DesRochers, Danny Finkleman

Country: Canada

Stormskärs Maja

Starring: Rose-Marie Rosenback, Leif Sundberg

Country: Finland

Izgori, za da svetish

Written by: Anton Donchev

Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Heinz Meier, Evelyn Hamann, Bruno W. Pannek

Salas u Malom Ritu

Starring: Slavko Stimac, Miroljub Leso, Dragan Mirkovic, Miomir Petrovic

Movies

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

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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Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nadine Thomas: Miss Jamaica-Universe (1997).
  • Ana Geislerova: Czech actress.
  • Maïwenn : French actress and director, daughter of French-Algerian actress Catherine Belkhodja and Patrick Le Besco (Breton of Vietnamese descent), she starred in several films as a child and teenage actress.
  • Sizzla : Jamaican rapper.
  • Anna Geislerová: Czech actress.
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Facts:
  • NL greatest comeback, trailing 12-1 Phils win 18-16 in 10, Mike Schmidt hits 4 consecutive HRs

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: A Moslem soldier standing beside slain Christian militiaman
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8480
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pornography -- Apr. 5, 1976

Books

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

Winning Through Intimidation

By: Robert J. Ringer

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

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Angels

By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL


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