Tuesday January 27, 1976

US date format: 1/27/1976, UK date format: 27/1/1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 27, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Renaud Capuçon and Rhett Warrener. 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. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Fonz.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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Events

  • Laverne & Shirley spinoff from Happy Days premieres on ABC TV
  • Viv Richards scores his first Test century against Australia.
  • 9th ABA All-Star Game: Denver 144 beats ABA 138 at Denver, Colorado.
  • Morocco-Algeria battles in Westerly Sahara.
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Movies

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Gable and Lombard

Gable and Lombard

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Red Buttons

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Kalicharan

Kalicharan

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Ajit, Prem Nath

Echoes of a Summer

Echoes of a Summer

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Richard Harris, Jodie Foster, Lois Nettleton, Geraldine Fitzgerald

TV Series

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State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

Written by:

Directed by: David Reynolds

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

For the Record

For the Record

Tandarra

Tandarra

Days to next January 27

If January 27, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 7 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nightwork by Irwin Shaw

Nightwork

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Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams

Memoirs

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For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,

Bodyguard Of Lies by Anthony Cave Brown

Bodyguard Of Lies

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The extraordinary, true story of the clandestine war of intricate deceptions that his the secrets of D-Day from Hitler and sealed the Allied victory.

Angels by Billy Graham

Angels

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Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game


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