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Wednesday 24 November 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dave Aizer and Chen Lu. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Outsiders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Stunt Cycle.
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 ?

Star Gazers

Written by: Jack Horkheimer

Starring: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas

Country: United States

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Spencer's Pilots

Written by: Alvin Sapinsley, Larry Rosen

Starring: Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Gene Evans, Margie Impert

Country: United States

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hot Fudge Show

Starring: Ron Coden, Arte Johnson, Larry Santos

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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The Twelve Tasks of Asterix

Directed by: Ren Goscinny

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade

Country: United States

The Last Tycoon

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum

Country: United States

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Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Reds Joe Morgan wins his 2nd straight NL MVP Award
  • NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28-game road losing streak.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Clockwise from top: Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith and Kate Jackson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8512
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Carter -- Nov. 15, 1976

Books

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

Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A magnificent biographical novel of Henry and Sophia Schlieman- the epic of a man and woman, their shining love for each other, and how, together, they broke through every barrier to turn an incredible dream into an immortal triumph.

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Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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My Life

By: Golda Meir

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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