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Tuesday 26 April 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris Johnston and Casey Legler. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Combat.
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 ?

The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

Country: United States

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Jabberwocky

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier

Country: United States

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The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza

Country: United States

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Demon Seed

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

¿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

Take Hart

Starring: Tony Hart, Colin Bennett

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • New York's famed disco Studio 54 opens.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Cover design by Dennis Wheeler;
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8534
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: DNA -- Apr. 18, 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

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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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 ?

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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