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Saturday 8 January 1977

1977-01-08

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: Frank Pierson

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Ludwig

Starring: Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom

Wildlife on One

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

International Festival of Animation

Starring: Jean Marsh

Country: United States

Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Manuela Arcuri: Italian actress, television personality, fashion model and soubrette, best known to the general Italian public for being the protagonist of two successful television shows, "L'onore e il rispetto" and "Il peccato e la vergogna.
  • Lee Yoo-jin: Korean actress.
  • Pearl Amoah: Miss Universe - Ghana (1996).
  • Ryan Frances: Actor (Trevor-Sisters).
  • Amber Benson: American actress.
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Facts:
  • Three bombs went off in Moscow within 37 minutes, killing seven. The bombings are attributed to an Armenian separatist group.

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Books

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

Trinity

By: Leon Uris

From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that captures the "terrible beauty" of Ireland during its long and ...

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Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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Slapstick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Perhaps the most autobiographical (and deliberately least disciplined) of Vonnegut's novels, Slapstick (1976) is in the form of a broken family odyssey and is surely a demonstration of its eponymous title.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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