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Sunday 27 June 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cazwell and Johnny Estrada. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. To the Devil a Daughter, directed by Peter Sykes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Power Without Glory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Starship 1.
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 ?

The Jacksons

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

Country: United States

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The Ghosts of Motley Hall

Starring: Arthur English, Freddie Jones, Nicholas Le Prevost, Sean Flanagan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman

Country: United States

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens

Country: United States

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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Kevin McCarthy

Country: United States

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Murder by Death

Directed by: Robert Moore

Starring: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pacific Overtures closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 performances
  • Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda.
  • Israeli raid on Entebbe, Uganda
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Invitational
  • Portuguese general Antonio Eanes elected President

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter, Reagan & Ford -- June 21, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8490
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Enrico Berlinguer -- June 14, 1976

Books

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

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 West End Horror

By: Nicholas Meyer

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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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The Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter


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