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Saturday 24 January 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laure Belleville and Shae-Lynn Bourne in Chatham. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) by Diana Ross. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. while Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Live from Lincoln Center. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starship 1 or Barricade.
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 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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Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Cleveland Cavaliers' biggest margin victory-43 points (beat Milwaukee Bucks 132-89).
  • George Foreman knocks out Ron Lyle in 5th round of a real slugfest.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Teng Hsiao-p'ing -- Jan. 19, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8468
  • Time: Susan Seaforth Hayes as Julie of Days of Our Lives

Books

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

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

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Angels

By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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