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Tuesday 21 December 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mirela Manjani and Mirela Maniani. 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 The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski 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 Bigfoot Bonkers or Death Race.
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 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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Movies

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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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 20th Islander shut-out opponent-Billy Smith 3-0 vs. Bruins
  • Patricia R Harris is named Secretary of HUD.
  • UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring 1979-Year of Child
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: On cover: as drawings: Jordan, Mondale and Carter. As photos: Bergland, Jordan, Califano, Blumentha
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8516
  • Time: Bodyguard Gordon Margulis placing the emaciated Howard Hughes aboard a jet ambulance for his last fl

Books

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

The Right And The Power

By: Leon Jaworski

First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

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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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Marry Me

By: John Updike

Marry Me is subtitled “A Romance” because, in the author’s words, “people don’t act like that anymore.” The time is 1962, and the place is a fiefdom of Camelot called Greenwood,

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The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

Paperback.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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