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Sunday 2 January 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ales Pisa and Scott Proctor. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marija. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Olympics or Zork.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Ludwig

Starring: Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wildlife on One

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

International Festival of Animation

Starring: Jean Marsh

Country: United States

Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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The Phoenix and the Carpet

Starring: Jane Forster, Max Harris, Tamzin Neville, Gary Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: Frank Pierson

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Errol Garner: American musician (Born 1921).
  • Erroll Garner: American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads.
Facts:
  • Bowie Kuhn suspends Atlanta Braves' owner Ted Turner for one year due to tampering charges in Gary Matthews free-agency signing.

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Books

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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. 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 ...

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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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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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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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