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Monday 17 January 1977

1977-01-17

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder. 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 17 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 24-14
  • Kansas City Royals release Tommy Davis, ends an 18-year career with ten teams.
  • Zaire President Mobutu visits Belgium.
  • Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by a firing squad in Utah, ending a ten-year moratorium on Capital punishment in the United States.
  • Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Cartoon by Mort Drucker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8519
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Super Bowl -- Jan. 10, 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 ?

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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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