Saturday June 19, 1976

US date format: 6/19/1976, UK date format: 19/6/1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 19, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ryan Hurst and Patrick Surtain. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. The Return of a Man Called Horse, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The R Document by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Indy 4.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.

Events

  • King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Dutchess Silvia Sommerlath
  • US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from Earth

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Movies

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The Return of a Man Called Horse

The Return of a Man Called Horse

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Richard Harris, Gale Sondergaard, Geoffrey Lewis, William Lucking

Black Heat

Black Heat

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: Timothy Brown, Russ Tamblyn, Jana Bellan, Geoffrey Land

The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

The Omen

The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Country: United States of America

Murder by Death

Murder by Death

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Groizer X

Groizer X

The XYY Man

The XYY Man

Shu gim yan sau luk

Shu gim yan sau luk

Days to next June 19

If June 19, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 3 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The R Document by Irving Wallace

The R Document

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Before the Patriot Act, there was . . . The R DocumentAs crime and violence threaten to engulf America, the President proposes a daring new amendment to the Constitution, allowing the

Agent In Place by Helen MacInnes

Agent In Place

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Chuck Kelso is an idealist. When he steals a top-secret NATO memorandum, he only intends to leak it to the press; but it is soon in the hands of a Russian

The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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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

The Deep by Peter Benchley

The Deep

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A young couple go to Bermuda on their honeymoon. They dive on the reefs offshore, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing


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