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Sunday 1 May 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anna Louise Wilson in Dunedin and Vera Lischka. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Picture Show Man, directed by John Power, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Haywire by Brooke Hayward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rock Follies of '77. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Circus.
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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1977

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Picture Show Man

Directed by: John Power

Starring: John Meillon, Rod Taylor, John Ewart, Harold Hopkins

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The Man Who Loved Women

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

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Tomcats

Directed by: Harry Kerwin

Starring: Chris Mulkey, Polly King, Wayne Crawford, Daniel Schweitzer

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Come Play with Me

Directed by: George Harrison Marks

Starring: Irene Handl, Alfie Bass, George Harrison Marks, Ronald Fraser

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Cinderella 2000

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: Catharine Burgess, Jay B. Larson, Vaughn Armstrong, Erwin Fuller

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TV Series

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

Rock Follies of '77

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Esther Waters

Directed by: Ian Dalrymple

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Get It Together

Directed by: Not specifed

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Ein Mann kam im August

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Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Empress Lilly dedicated
  • Chantal Langlace runs female world record marathon (2:35:15.4).
  • Debbie Austin wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic.
  • 36 people are killed in Taksim Square, Istanbul, during the Labour Day celebrations.
  • The Taksim Square massacre in Istanbul results in 34 deaths, hundreds of injuries.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Haywire

By: Brooke Hayward

From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

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The Valhalla Exchange

By: Harry Patterson

A lone journalist unravels the mystery behind a Nazi war criminal’s escape In 1945, as the Allies closed in on war-ravaged Berlin, Hitler’s personal secretary, Martin Bormann, made his escape.

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How To Save Your Own Life

By: Erica Jong

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.

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A Book Of Common Prayer

By: Joan Didion

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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