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Monday July 4, 1977, US Independence Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Katia Zygouli and Zoe Naylor. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Space Wars.
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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1977

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Movies

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

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States

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Shock Waves

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch

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Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Country: United States

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The People That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Dana Gillespie

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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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Rock Follies of '77

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 04 July
Famous Deaths:
  • Gersh Budker: Ukrainian-Russian physicist and academic (d. 1977).
Facts:
  • Cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
  • Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
  • Red Sox wallop a major league-record 8 HRs beating Toronto 9-6

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

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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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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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The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

Paperback.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics


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