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Wednesday 31 March 1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mélanie Coste 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. The River Niger, directed by Krishna Shah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Indy 4.
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What the sky looked like on 31 March 1976

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Movies

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

The River Niger

Directed by: Krishna Shah

Starring: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett Jr., Glynn Turman

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The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Country: United States

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Caddie

Directed by: Donald Crombie

Starring: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson, Jacki Weaver

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The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Conrad Janis, Thayer David

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Lipstick

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

Starring: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Anne Bancroft

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TV Series

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

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

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Freiwillige Feuerwehr

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Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui

Break the Bank

John Macnab

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 31, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Boys From Brazil

By: Ira Levin

THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL-ESPIONAGE. FROM THE DUST JACKET: "WHY HAVE (THESE) HARMLESS AGING MEN BEEN MARKED FOR MURDER? WHAT IS THE HIDDEN LINK BINDS THEM?

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The Russians

By: Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

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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 ?

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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