Wednesday September 22, 1976

US date format: 9/22/1976, UK date format: 22/9/1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 22, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Martin Solveig and Sala Baker. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stay Tuned. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Quiz Show.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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Movies

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Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Country: United States of America

Satan's Brew

Satan's Brew

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Kurt Raab, Margit Carstensen, Helen Vita, Volker Spengler

Meet Him and Die

Meet Him and Die

Directed by: Franco Prosperi

Starring: Ray Lovelock, Martin Balsam, Elke Sommer, Ettore Manni

A Matter of Time

A Matter of Time

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Spiros Andros

The Front

The Front

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy

TV Series

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Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gribouille

Gribouille

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick

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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.

The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski

The Right And The Power

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

Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart

Touch Not The Cat

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Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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