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Saturday January 31, 1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Silke Bodenbender and Paul Scheer. 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. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Stunt Cycle.
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What the sky looked like on 31 January 1976

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Movies

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

Gable and Lombard

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Red Buttons

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Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States

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Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

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Kalicharan

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Ajit, Prem Nath

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Echoes of a Summer

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Richard Harris, Jodie Foster, Lois Nettleton, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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TV Series

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

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

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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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The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernesto Miranda: American criminal inspired the Miranda rights (d. 1976).
  • Evert Taube: Swedish singer-songwriter and lute player (d. 1976).
Facts:
  • Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players hits #1
  • Lance Gibbs becomes highest Test wicket-taker at 308.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 31, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1976 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
  2. Sailor - Glass Of Champagne
  3. Abba - Mamma Mia
  4. The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine - Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills
  5. In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback - Mike Oldfield

Books

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

Angels

By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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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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In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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