Friday July 01, 1977

US date format: 7/1/1977, UK date format: 1/7/1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Liv Tyler and Tom Frager. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) by Bill Conti. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Spy Who Loved Me, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The House That Jack Built. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Blackjack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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Events

  • 84th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats B Stove (46 63 61)
  • FC Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam Neth

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Movies

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The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Country: United States of America

The People That Time Forgot

The People That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Dana Gillespie

MacArthur

MacArthur

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

Joyride

Joyride

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Desi Arnaz Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith, Anne Lockhart

Viva Knievel!

Viva Knievel!

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Evel Knievel, Gene Kelly, Lauren Hutton, Red Buttons

TV Series

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The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Fernwood Tonight

Fernwood Tonight

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

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 01

If July 01, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 2 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

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New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

How To Save Your Own Life

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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman

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The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum

The Chancellor Manuscript

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Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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