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Tuesday 26 October 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lyrical and Miikka Kiprusoff. In that special week of October people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Alice Sweet Alice, directed by Alfred Sole, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candy Candy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Quiz Show.
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 ?

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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The Jacksons

Starring: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Alice Sweet Alice

Directed by: Alfred Sole

Starring: Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard

Country: United States

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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray

Country: United States

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Assault on Precinct 13

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer

Country: United States

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Car Wash

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Darrow Igus

Country: United States

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Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Trinidad and Tobago becomes a republic.
  • Transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Actress Jessica Lange in remake of 'King Kong'.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8508
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Oct. 18, 1976

Books

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

Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

Dust jacket missing. Bright clean boards have light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping from AZ.

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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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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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Blood And Money

By: Thomas Thompson

This is a shattering, powerful story. It begins in 1969 when one of Houston's most celebrated young women falls mysteriously ill in a great colonial mansion.

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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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Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter


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