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Saturday 23 October 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julie Howard and Ryan Reynolds. In that special week of October people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Wednesday The Rabbi Got Wet by Harry Kemelman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candy Candy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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TV Series

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

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hitler's Germany

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Jacksons

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

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Car Wash

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Darrow Igus

Country: United States

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Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

Country: United States

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Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin, Svetlana Danilchenko

Country: United States

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Ossessione

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti, Dhia Cristiani

Country: United States

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Bugsy Malone

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Julie Howard: Brantford, Ontario -- 100m / 200m backstroker (1992, 96 Olympics - 27th Place).
  • Ryan Reynolds: Canadian-American actor, best known for his role in the television sitcom "Two Guys, A Girl, and a Pizza Place.
  • Cat Deeley: English model and television personality.
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Sport Games on 23 October 1976

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  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 15
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Oct. 18, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8507
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ian Smith -- Oct. 11, 1976

Books

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

Wednesday The Rabbi Got Wet

By: Harry Kemelman

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

Dust jacket missing. Bright clean boards have light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping from AZ.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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