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Saturday 31 January 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 Bodyguard Of Lies by Anthony Cave Brown 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 Quiz Show.
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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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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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Books

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

Bodyguard Of Lies

By: Anthony Cave Brown

The extraordinary, true story of the clandestine war of intricate deceptions that his the secrets of D-Day from Hitler and sealed the Allied victory.

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Winning Through Intimidation

By: Robert J. Ringer

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

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Humboldt'S Gift

By: Saul Bellow

“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

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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 ?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

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