Monday December 05, 1977

US date format: 12/5/1977, UK date format: 5/12/1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 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 Paddy Kelly and Michelle Marie. In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Dot and the Kangaroo, directed by Yoram Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Air-Sea Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq and South Yemen. The move is in retaliation for the Declaration of Tripoli against Egypt.

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Movies

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Dot and the Kangaroo

Dot and the Kangaroo

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Barbara Frawley, Joan Bruce, Spike Milligan, June Salter

Capricorn One

Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston

Country: United States of America

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali

Country: United States of America

Candleshoe

Candleshoe

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern

Telefon

Telefon

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lee Remick, Donald Pleasence, Tyne Daly

Sport Games on December 05, 1977

Sport Games on December 05, 1977


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Miami Dolphins : 6 - 17
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TV Series

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The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Kon hesi baka - Kom gauw terug

Kon hesi baka - Kom gauw terug

Come Back Mrs. Noah

Come Back Mrs. Noah

Days to next December 05

If December 05, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 9 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

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The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who

The Investigation by Dorothy Uhnak

The Investigation

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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.

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

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The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre

The Honourable Schoolboy

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Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment in the renowned Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, …

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Silmarillion

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“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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