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Tuesday 20 April 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Lawrence and Shay Given. 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 Curtain by Agatha Christie 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 Breakout or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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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


Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Heinz Meier, Evelyn Hamann, Bruno W. Pannek

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1976 ?

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
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  • George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python

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

  • Time: Late billionaire Howard Hughes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8481
  • Time: A Moslem soldier standing beside slain Christian militiaman


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


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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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 R Document

By: Irving Wallace

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

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

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