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Tuesday 22 June 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grégory Deswarte and Claudia Fernandez. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. The Omen, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Power Without Glory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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 months ?

The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States

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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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The Muppet Show

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Animals, Animals, Animals

Starring: Hal Linden

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens

Country: United States

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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Murder by Death

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers

Country: United States

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Logan's Run

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan

Country: United States

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Midway

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 June 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Grégory Deswarte: French footballer who played as a defender for Calais from 1998 to 2001.
  • Claudia Fernandez: Uruguayan award-winning TV hostess,fashion model, and actress, known for her work in Uruguay and Argentina.
  • Gordon Moakes: English bass player (Bloc Party and Young Legionnaire).
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Facts:
  • Godspell opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • SD Padre pitcher Randy Jones ties record of 68 innings without a walk
  • The Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter, Reagan & Ford -- June 21, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8490
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Enrico Berlinguer -- June 14, 1976

Books

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

The Gemini Contenders

By: Robert Ludlum

Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

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Spandau

By: Albert Speer

This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

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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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Scoundrel Time

By: Lillian Hellman

In 1952, Hellman joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellman refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games


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