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Sunday 19 September 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include La Chanda Jenkins and Jan Hlavac. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching That's Cat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heavyweight Champ or Stunt Cycle.
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 30 days ?

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Spencer's Pilots

Written by: Alvin Sapinsley, Larry Rosen

Starring: Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Gene Evans, Margie Impert

Country: United States

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hot Fudge Show

Starring: Ron Coden, Arte Johnson, Larry Santos

Country: United States

In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger

Country: United States

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Burnt Offerings

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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Gator

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jack Weston, Lauren Hutton

Country: United States

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Futureworld

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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Obsession

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Genevive Bujold, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 September 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
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Facts:
  • Going Up opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic
  • Turkish Airlines Boeing 727 hits the Taurus Mountains, outskirt of Karatepe, Osmaniye, Turkey, killing all 155 passengers and crew.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Campaign -- Sep. 13, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8502
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sex and Tennis -- Sep. 6, 1976

Books

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

Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A magnificent biographical novel of Henry and Sophia Schlieman- the epic of a man and woman, their shining love for each other, and how, together, they broke through every barrier to turn an incredible dream into an immortal triumph.

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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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My Life

By: Golda Meir

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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