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Sunday 29 August 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Renaud and Kasia Kulesza. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Gator, directed by Burt Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vater Seidl und sein Sohn. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Fonz.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Burnt Offerings

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith

Country: United States

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Gator

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jack Weston, Lauren Hutton

Country: United States

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Futureworld

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kazi Nazrul Islam: Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (Born 1899).
  • Anissa Jones: Actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18.
  • Jimmy Reed: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976).
Facts:
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The G.O.P. in Trouble -- Aug. 23, 1976
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8499
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Disease Detectives -- Aug. 16, 1976

Books

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

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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Ordinary People

By: Judith Guest

The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting


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