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Thursday 24 June 1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyce Routson and Louisa Leaman. 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. To the Devil a Daughter, directed by Peter Sykes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Power Without Glory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • 1975 movie Rocky Horror Picture Show released in Germany

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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 Final Days

By: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

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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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The Canfield Decision

By: Spiro T. Agnew

This book is about a Vice President who was "destroyed by his own ambition."

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The Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL


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