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Thursday 16 June 1977

1977-06-16

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Dreams by Fleetwood Mac. In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits. New York, New York, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Falconer by John Cheever 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 this week ?

New York, New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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The Rescuers

Directed by: John Lounsbery

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

Country: United States

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Exorcist II: The Heretic

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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The Deep

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams

Country: United States

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A Bridge Too Far

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Poldark

Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States

Out of Bounds

Starring: Melvin McClymont, John Price, Barbara Slater, Barrie Houghton

Country: United Kingdom

The Galton & Simpson Playhouse

Starring: John Bird, Richard Briers, Charles Gray, Roy Kinnear

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Beatlemania opens on Broadway
  • Fianna Fail-party wins Irish elections
  • Leonid Brezhnev is named president of USSR.
  • German-born rocket engineer, Wernher von Braun dies in Alexandria, Virginia at age 65. Von Braun was the world leader in developing rocket technology, director of the experimental unit at Peenemnnde where the V1 and V2 rockets were developed, worked for the U. S. Army in White Sands, New Mexico.
  • Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Peter Frampton, Steve Cauthen, Wally Amos and Colleen McCullough
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8541
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jody Powell and Hamilton Jordan -- June 6, 1977

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 ?

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Zork

Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

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