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Sunday 19 December 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Enforcer, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lady of the Camellias. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lady of the Camellias

Written by: Alexandre Dumas fils (novel), Edmund Gosse (screenplay)

Directed by: Robert Knights

Starring: Kate Nelligan, Peter Firth, Alfred Burke, Garrick Hagon

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The Outsiders

Written by: Don Barkham, Michael Craig

Starring: Andrew Keir, Sascha Hehn

Country: Australia

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Star Gazers

Written by: Jack Horkheimer

Starring: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas

Country: United States

Candy Candy

Starring: Shin-hie Choi

Country: Japan

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1976 ?

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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  • President Brezhnev receives his 5th Lenin order
  • Piper Cherokee plane crashes into Baltimore Memorial Stadium upper stands, injuring the pilot and three others, 10 minutes after Baltimore Colts lose 40-14 to Pittsburgh Steelers; no one seriously hurt.
  • Jo Ann Washam/Chi Chi Rodriguez win Pepsi-Cola Mixed Team Golf Championship.

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Sport Games on 19 December 1976

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Dallas Cowboys : 14 - 12
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Baltimore Colts : 40 - 14
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1976?

  • Time: Bodyguard Gordon Margulis placing the emaciated Howard Hughes aboard a jet ambulance for his last fl
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8515
  • Time: Cover design by Dennis Wheeler


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

Touch Not The Cat

By: Mary Stewart

Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

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Raise The Titanic!

By: Clive Cussler

A tidal wave of pounding excitement from the first page to the last ...Two and a half miles beneath the icy North Atlantic the mighty Titanic holds the key to the

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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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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games



Genre: Turn-based strategy

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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