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Sunday 2 January 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christophe Beaugrand and Benjamin Nivet. 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 Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zur See. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 January 1977

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Movies

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

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

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

Country: United States

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Island of Death

Directed by: Nico Mastorakis

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

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Dogs

Directed by: Burt Brinckerhoff

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

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The Eagle Has Landed

Directed by: John Sturges

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

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant, Sam Wanamaker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Zur See

Directed by: Wolfgang Luderer

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

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Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

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The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Dolores

By: Jacqueline Susann

This is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of an assassinated American President. After his death, Dolores finds herself too poor to sustain her extravagant tastes and too lonely to be fulfilled as ...

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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