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Monday 26 January 1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Byrne and Willie Adler. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. while My Life by Golda Meir was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lost Islands. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Heavyweight Champ.
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 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 26 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 6th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 23-20
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 23-20
  • Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon.
  • Belgium catholic elite start amnesty campaign for war criminals.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8469
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Teng Hsiao-p'ing -- Jan. 19, 1976

Books

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

My Life

By: Golda Meir

Auto-biography of Gold Meir, former Prime Minister of Israel.

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The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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Bring On The Empty Horses

By: David Niven

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting


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