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Monday 1 August 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Damien Saez and Van Vicker. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. In UK I Feel Love by Donna Summer was in the top 5 hits. The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Year at the Top. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Super Bug.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Drei sind einer zuviel

Starring: Thomas Fritsch, Herbert Herrmann, Jutta Speidel, Eduard Linkers

The Foundation

Written by: Richard Gregson

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fernwood Tonight

Written by: Norman Lear

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Frank De Vol, Tommy Tedesco

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1977 ?

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Damien Saez: French pop singer, songwriter and composer, born to a Spanish and an Algerian.
  • Van Vicker: Movie Actor.
  • Yoshi Tatsu: Japanese professional wrestler and boxer.
  • Marc Denis: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
  • Haspop : French-Moroccan dancer choreographer and actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Former Lockheed U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers crashes the news helicopter he is flying in Los Angeles

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: John Cheever

Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

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The Managerial Woman.

By: Margaret Hennig and Anne Jardim

Managerial Woman, The, by Hennig, Margaret And Ane Jardim

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Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

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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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Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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