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Thursday 24 February 1977

1977-02-24

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to New Kid In Town by Eagles. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 ?

Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin

Country: United States

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Wizards

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Jesse Welles, Bob Holt, Richard Romanus

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Galton & Simpson Playhouse

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

Country: United Kingdom

Take Hart

Starring: Tony Hart, Colin Bennett

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
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Facts:
  • President Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights
  • US President Jimmy Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights.

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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 ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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