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Wednesday 27 October 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wilson Junior and Maneet Chauhan. 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. Carrie, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Candy Candy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Quiz Show.
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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 ?

Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

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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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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Car Wash

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Darrow Igus

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
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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 ?

The Final Days

By: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

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Slapstick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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Adolf Hitler

By: John Toland

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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