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Wednesday 21 April 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rommel Adducul and Abir Goswami. 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 The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh 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 Dukedom or Blockade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Loriot

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

Movies

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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Sparkle

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Facts:
  • Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing.
  • The Great Bookie Robbery in Melbourne: Bandits steal A$1.4 million in bookmakers' settlements from Queen Street, Melbourne.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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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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Winning Through Intimidation

By: Robert J. Ringer

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

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Bring On The Empty Horses

By: David Niven

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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