Saturday January 01, 1977, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1977, UK date format: 1/1/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Almudena Fernández and Steven Robertson. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 On TV people were watching Zur See. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Air-Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 01, 1977?


Events

  • 1st woman formally ordained an Episcopal priest (Jacqueline Means)
  • Czech intellects begin Human Rights Group Chapter 77
  • Belgium reapportions 2,359 communities into 596.
  • Tony Dorsett runs for record 202 yards in the Sugar Bowl.
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Movies

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The Sentinel

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Island of Death

Island of Death

Directed by: Nico Mastorakis

Starring: Robert Behling, Jane Lyle, Jessica Dublin, Gerard Gonalons

Dogs

Dogs

Directed by: Burt Brinckerhoff

Starring: David McCallum, Sandra McCabe, George Wyner, Eric Server

The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter

Country: United States of America

The Enforcer

The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Zur See

Zur See

Directed by: Wolfgang Luderer

Starring: Horst Drinda, Jürgen Zartmann, Günter Naumann, Wilfried Pucher

Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

Days to next January 01

If January 01, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1976?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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