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Sunday 18 April 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melissa Joan Hart in Sayville and Sean Maguire. 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 The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Ghosts of Motley Hall. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Quiz Show.
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 ?

The Ghosts of Motley Hall

Starring: Arthur English, Freddie Jones, Nicholas Le Prevost, Sean Flanagan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

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 18 April 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Percy Julian: holder of more than 138 chemical patents, dies at age 78.
  • Mahmoud Younis: Suez Canal nationalization engineer (Born 1911).
Facts:
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten - Ping Golf Open.
  • 30th Tony Awards: Travesties and Chorus Line win.

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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 ?

The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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The Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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