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Friday 26 March 1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amy Smart and Nurgül Yesilcay. In that special week of March people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Image, directed by Radley Metzger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Adams Chronicles by Jack Shepherd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Izgori, za da svetish. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stunt Cycle or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Robin and Marian

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
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Facts:
  • AL approves purchase of Toronto franchise by LaBatt Brewing for $7M
  • Wings release Wings at the Speed of Sound album
  • Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays are created.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Model Carol Gustafson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8477
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mobile Americans -- Mar. 15, 1976

Books

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

The Adams Chronicles

By: Jack Shepherd

The Adams Chronicles is the endlessly fascinating text and picture history of four generations of one of America's most prominent families, told largely in their own words from diaries and letters.

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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The Gemini Contenders

By: Robert Ludlum

Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

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The Boys From Brazil

By: Ira Levin

THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL-ESPIONAGE. FROM THE DUST JACKET: "WHY HAVE (THESE) HARMLESS AGING MEN BEEN MARKED FOR MURDER? WHAT IS THE HIDDEN LINK BINDS THEM?

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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