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Thursday 29 January 1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ilmira Shamsutdinova and Belle Perez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lost Islands. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starship 1 or Stunt Cycle.
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 30 days ?

Live from Lincoln Center

Starring: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Country: United States

The Muppet Show

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Popi

Written by: Lester Pine, Tina Pine

Starring: Hector Elizondo, Anthony Perez, Dennis Vasquez, Lou Criscuolo

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 1976 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Gwynn: Actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies at 59.
Facts:
  • Zeiss planetarium in Hague, Netherlands, destroyed by fire.
  • Twelve Provisional Irish Republican Army bombs explode in the West End of London.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8469
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Teng Hsiao-p'ing -- Jan. 19, 1976

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 ?

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

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