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Thursday 4 August 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laetitia Valdonado and Desmon Heck. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. The Psychic, directed by Lucio Fulci, 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 Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Zork.
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Movies

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

The Psychic

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko

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Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

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March or Die

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow

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Watch Me When I Kill

Directed by: Antonio Bido

Starring: Corrado Pani, Paola Tedesco, Franco Citti, Fernando Cerulli

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Cathy's Curse

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

Starring: Alan Scarfe, Beverly Murray, Randi Allen, Dorothy Davis

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TV Series

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

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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The Keane Brothers Show

Starring: John M. Keane, Tom Keane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emil Bloch: German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92.
Facts:
  • President Carter establishes Department of Energy
  • US President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the United States Department of Energy.

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Books

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

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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Falconer

By: John Cheever

Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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