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Wednesday 29 December 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny R McBride and Kate Ford. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Enforcer, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching L'opéra sauvage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Wildlife on One

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

International Festival of Animation

Starring: Jean Marsh

Country: United States

Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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Ludwig

Starring: Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Phoenix and the Carpet

Starring: Jane Forster, Max Harris, Tamzin Neville, Gary Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: Frank Pierson

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ivo van Damme: Belgian 800 / 1500 m sprinter (1976 Olympics - Silver Medalist), dies at 22.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Stars -- Dec. 27, 1976
  • Time: On cover: as drawings: Jordan, Mondale and Carter. As photos: Bergland, Jordan, Califano, Blumentha
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8516

Books

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

My Life

By: Golda Meir

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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

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Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game


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