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Tuesday 23 August 1977

1977-08-23

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. The Kentucky Fried Movie, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Kentucky Fried Movie

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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Suspiria

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci

Country: United States

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Directed by: Nicholas Gessner

Starring: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith

Country: United States

The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman

Country: United States

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Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Making of James Bond - 007

Starring: Janet Woollacott, Lewis Gilbert, Albert R. Broccoli, William P. Cartlidge

Country: United Kingdom

The Keane Brothers Show

Starring: John M. Keane, Tom Keane

Country: United States

A Year at the Top

Written by: Heywood Kling

Starring: Greg Evigan, Paul Shaffer, Gabriel Dell, Julie Cobb

Country: United States

Hollywood Greats

Starring: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross

Country: United Kingdom

The Foundation

Written by: Richard Gregson

Starring: Lynette Davies, John Barron, Geoffrey Whitehead, Patsy Kensit

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Naum Gabo: Russian-American sculptor (d. 1977).
Facts:
  • 1st man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor)
  • Marxist philosopher Rudolf Bahro imprisoned in German DR
  • The Gossamer Condor wins the Kremer prize for human powered flight.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Panama Canal -- Aug. 22, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8551
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur Sulzberger -- Aug. 15, 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 ?

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

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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