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Monday 26 September 1977

1977-09-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Bilitis, directed by David Hamilton, 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 this week ?

Bilitis

Directed by: David Hamilton

Starring: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau

Country: United States

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Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle

Country: United States

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The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom

Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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ABC Weekend Specials

Starring: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Country: United States

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Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom

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The Eagle of the Ninth

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Christian Rodska, Peter Whitbread, Gillian Bailey

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 1977 ?

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Facts:
  • Cleveland Browns play their 1st overtime game, beat Patriots 30-27
  • Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate "Skytrain" service, London to New York.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Annie Hall Meets Mr. Goodbar' with Diane Keaton. Inset:, embattled Director of Management and Budget
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8556
  • Time: Also on cover, Jimmy Carter.

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 ?

Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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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