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Sunday 18 July 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elsa Pataky and Valerie Cruz. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Lifeguard, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Power Without Glory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Heavyweight Champ.
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 ?

Power Without Glory

Starring: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, Heather Canning, Irene Inescort

Country: Australia

Standing Room Only

Starring: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Country: United States

The Jacksons

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

Country: United States

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Kapetan Mikula Mali

Starring: Tonci Vidan, Josko Pazanin, Manojlo Cvijanovic, Petar Prlicko

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

Movies

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

Lifeguard

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard

Country: United States

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They Came from Within

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry

Country: United States

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To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • Lucien van Impe wins Tour de France
  • Stockhausens Sirius, premieres in New York City
  • Nadia Comaneci became the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
  • Nadia Comăneci earns the first of 7 perfect scores of 10 at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Closeup of a cicada-killer wasp photographed at 1/75,000 a second
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8493
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Birthday Issue -- July 5, 1976

Books

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

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 Canfield Decision

By: Spiro T. Agnew

This book is about a Vice President who was "destroyed by his own ambition."

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The Rockefellers

By: Peter Collier and David Horowitz

Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

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The West End Horror

By: Nicholas Meyer

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


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