Wednesday May 04, 1977

US date format: 5/4/1977, UK date format: 4/5/1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Emily Perkins and Toby Schmitz. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hotel California by Eagles. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, 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 Rock Follies of '77. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Street Racer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
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Events

  • The Space Mountain attraction opens in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in California.

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Movies

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The White Buffalo

The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson, Kim Novak

Country: United States of America

The Car

The Car

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

Day of the Animals

Day of the Animals

Directed by: William Girdler

Starring: Christopher George, Leslie Nielsen, Lynda Day George, Richard Jaeckel

The Man Who Loved Women

The Man Who Loved Women

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

Tomcats

Tomcats

Directed by: Harry Kerwin

Starring: Chris Mulkey, Polly King, Wayne Crawford, Daniel Schweitzer

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TV Series

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Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Days to next May 04

If May 04, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

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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.

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"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

Condominium by John D. MacDonald

Condominium

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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

The Rich Are Different by Susan Howatch

The Rich Are Different

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Dinah Slade is a young Englishwoman of immense vitality, great sensual power, and fierce ambition. When the handsome and powerful Paul Van Zale commits the imprudence of falling in love with

The Age Of Uncertainty by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Age Of Uncertainty

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Age of Uncertainty, The: A History of Economic Ideas and Their Co by Galbraith, John Kenneth

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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