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Tuesday 27 July 1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mwadi Mabika and Seamus Dever. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bluey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or F-1.
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 ?

Bluey

Written by: Jock Blair, Ian Jones

Starring: Lucky Grills, Gerda Nicolson, John Diedrich, Ken Goodlet

Country: Australia

Power Without Glory

Starring: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, Heather Canning, Irene Inescort

Country: Australia

Standing Room Only

Starring: Frank Langella, Red Skelton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Susan Clark

Country: United States

The Jacksons

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

Country: United States

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Kapetan Mikula Mali

Starring: Tonci Vidan, Josko Pazanin, Manojlo Cvijanovic, Petar Prlicko

Movies

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

Obsession

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Genevive Bujold, John Lithgow

Country: United States

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Lifeguard

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard

Country: United States

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They Came from Within

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry

Country: United States

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To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
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Facts:
  • 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese
  • Japanese ex-premier Tanaka arrested (Lockheed Affair)
  • Ray Brennan becomes first to die of "Legionnaire's Disease".
  • Former Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka is arrested on suspicion of violating foreign exchange and foreign trade laws in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Democratic candidates Jimmy Carter (holding daughter Amy) & Walter Mondale with family members after
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8495
  • Time: The 1976 Democratic National Convention.

Books

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

Passages

By: Gail Sheehy

At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

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A Man Called Intrepid

By: William Stevenson

A classic about real-life WWII espionage, as conducted by its modern master * A Man Called Intrepid is the classic true story of Sir William Stephenson (codenamed Intrepid) and the spy

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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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A Stranger In The Mirror

By: Sidney Sheldon

A LONELY MAN. Toby Temple is a super star and a super bastard, a man adored by his fans and plagued by suspicion and distrust.A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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