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Sunday 26 December 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Goodwin and Lea De Mae. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Enforcer, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching L'opéra sauvage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Night Driver.
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 ?

Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Simon Goodwin: Australian sportsman, a retired professional Australian rules footballer, a former dual premiership player for the Adelaide Crows, a multi-time All-Australian player, a former captain of the Adelaide Crows and the senior assistant coach of the Essendon Football Club.
  • Lea De Mae: Czech porn actress and model (d. 2004).
  • Nadia Litz: Canadian actress and director.
See other famous people born on 26 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Philip A Hart: American politician (Senator-Democrat-Michigan), dies at age 64.
Facts:
  • Music Is closes at St. James Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) is founded.

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Sport Games on 26 December 1976

NFL
American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Minnesota Vikings : 13 - 24
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Oakland Raiders : 7 - 24
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: On cover: as drawings: Jordan, Mondale and Carter. As photos: Bergland, Jordan, Califano, Blumentha
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8516
  • Time: Bodyguard Gordon Margulis placing the emaciated Howard Hughes aboard a jet ambulance for his last fl

Books

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

The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

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Dolores

By: Jacqueline Susann

From the dust jacket: DOLORES is Jacqueline Susann's last book. It is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of an assassinated American President.

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Raise The Titanic!

By: Clive Cussler

A tidal wave of pounding excitement from the first page to the last ...Two and a half miles beneath the icy North Atlantic the mighty Titanic holds the key to the

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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter


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