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Sunday 16 January 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ariel Zeevi and Cristina Brondo. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Busting Loose. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Dominos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Salon Kitty

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Helmut Berger, Ingrid Thulin, Teresa Ann Savoy

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Busting Loose

Written by: Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman

Starring: Adam Arkin, Paul Sylvan, Greg Antonacci, Danny Goldman

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ariel Zeevi: Israeli judoka.
  • Cristina Brondo: Spanish theatre and film actress, who played the role of the Spanish roommate in "L'Auberge Espagnole" (The Spanish Apartment, 2002) and its sequel Cédric Klapisch's "Les Poupées russes" (Russian Dolls, 2005).
  • Jeff Foster: American basketball player.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1977?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Super Bowl -- Jan. 10, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8518
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Carter, Man of the Year -- Jan. 3, 1977

Books

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

Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. 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 ...

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Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

A young bride, sent by her husband to look for a suitablehouse, finds the one that seems meant for her a charmingVictorian villa called Hillside.

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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

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Indy 500

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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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari


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