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Old 08-24-2005, 07:44 PM   #16
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Monday, April 19, 1976
Top News Headlines This Week:
Apr 19 - 5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10 Apr 19 - 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19 Apr 19 - C-I Lagerkvist discovers asteroid #2114 Wallenquist Apr 20 - George Harrison sings the lumberjack song with Monty Python Apr 21 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR Apr 21 - Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing

Top Songs for 1976
December, 1963 (Oh What a Night) by Four Seasons Silly Love Songs by Wings
Play The Funky Music by Wild Cherry Kiss and Say Goodbye by Manhattans
Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee Tonight's the Night by Rod Stewart
If You Leave Me Now by Chicago Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon Love Hangover by Diana Ross

1976 Prices US
Bread: $0.30/loaf
Milk: $1.42/gal
Eggs: $1.28/doz
Car: $5,418
Gas: $0.60/gal
House: $48,000
Stamp: $0.13/ea
Avg Income: $16,870/yr
Min Wage: $2.30/hr
DOW Avg: 1,005

US President
Gerald R. Ford
Vice President
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Academy Award Winners
Best Picture: Rocky
Directed By John G. Avildsen
Best Actor: Peter Finch
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Best Actress: Faye Dunaway
in Network

People born on April 19
1912 - Glenn T Seaborg head of Atomic Energy Commission
1925 - Hugh O'Brian Rochester NY, actor (Wyatt Earp, Search)
1926 - Don Adams actor, secret agent 86 (Get Smart)
1935 - Dudley Moore actor (10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks)

On TV in 1976
Eight is Enough Charlie's Angels Alice The Big Event Three's Company
60 Minutes Barney Miller Rich Man, Poor Man, Book II What's Happening !! The Tony Randall Show

Hot New Toys in 1976
The Bionic Woman Evel Knievel Stunt World Stretch Armstrong
Barbie glamour head Atari Marie Osmond TV Makeup center
Little People Little Professor Calculator Muhammad Ali Action Figure

Top Books in 1976
The Face of Battle by John Keegan The Grey King by Susan Cooper

OMG a car for just over 5 grand...Gas 60 cents a gallon...

ah but check out the minimum wage..lol

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Old 08-24-2005, 07:56 PM   #17
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gah im the oldest one to post here....

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Brad Whitford - Aerosmith
Peter Fonda - Actor
Howard Jones ( 'member him? )
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Originally posted by LoveTown
gah im the oldest one to post here....
No....but you are the oldest one to "post results" in the thread!

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