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Wednesday 22 December 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katleen De Caluwe and Katleen De Caluwé. 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 Phoenix and the Carpet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1976 or at December 22 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Phoenix and the Carpet

Starring: Jane Forster, Max Harris, Tamzin Neville, Gary Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

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 22 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 35 Unification church couples wed in New York City
  • German DR banishes singer Nina Hagen

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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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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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Slapstick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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Blood And Money

By: Thomas Thompson

This is a shattering, powerful story. It begins in 1969 when one of Houston's most celebrated young women falls mysteriously ill in a great colonial mansion.

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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

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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