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Wednesday 31 March 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Moody and Ashton Moore. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Sparkle, directed by Sam O'Steen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Starship 1 or Death Race.
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 months ?

Stormskärs Maja

Starring: Rose-Marie Rosenback, Leif Sundberg

Country: Finland

Izgori, za da svetish

Written by: Anton Donchev

Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

Loriot

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Heinz Meier, Evelyn Hamann, Bruno W. Pannek

Salas u Malom Ritu

Starring: Slavko Stimac, Miroljub Leso, Dragan Mirkovic, Miomir Petrovic

The Lost Islands

Starring: Jane Vallis, Robert Edgington, Amanda Ma, Chris Benaud

Country: Australia

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Movies

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

Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee

Country: United States

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The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Robin and Marian

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Strand: American photographer and filmmaker (Born 1890).
Facts:
  • Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their first ever NBA playoff berth.
  • New Jersey Court rules Karen Anne Quinlan may be disconnected from respirator.
  • The New Jersey Supreme Court rules that coma patient Karen Ann Quinlan can be disconnected from her ventilator. She remains comatose and dies in 1985.
  • Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
  • Conrail (Consolidated Rails Corporation) is formed by the U.S. government, to take control of 13 major Northeast Class-1 railroads that had filed for bankruptcy protection. Conrail takes control at midnight, as a government-owned and operated railroad until 1986, when it is sold to the public.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Dustin Hoffman & Robert Redford as Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in film 'All the President's
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8478
  • Time: Model Carol Gustafson

Books

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

The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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Spandau

By: Albert Speer

This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

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Nightwork

By: Irwin Shaw

Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

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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