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Sunday 2 October 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glenview High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or DND.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Glenview High

Starring: Grigor Taylor, Rebecca Gilling, Elaine Lee, Ken James

Country: Australia

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Arrow Emblem - Grand Prix No Taka

Starring: Kei Tomiyama, Mami Koyama, Masako Nozawa, Hidekatsu Shibata

Country: Japan

Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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ABC Weekend Specials

Starring: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Bunuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, ngela Molina

Country: United States

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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 02 October
Facts:
  • Dusty Baker 30th HR joins teammates Steve Garvey (33), Reggie Smith (32), and Ron Cey (30) in make Dodgers 1st team to boast 4 30-HR hitters
  • Pakistan general Zia ul-Haq bans all opposition
  • Vivian Brownlee wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

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Sport Games on 2 October 1977

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Colts : 14 - 17
  • Cincinnati Bengals - San Diego Chargers : 3 - 24
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 24 - 13
  • Green Bay Packers - Minnesota Vikings : 7 - 19
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Condominium

By: John D. MacDonald

A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

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Dynasty

By: Robert S. Elegant

A story of three generations of the Sekloongs, Hong Kong merchant princes. The narrative follows the lives of the Sekloong brothers who are divided by ambition and adultery in a country

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The Investigation

By: Dorothy Uhnak

Is she a loving, devoted mother or a cold-blooded killer? In a peaceful, residential section of Queens, Kitty Keeler’s young sons have gone missing.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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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DND

DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game


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