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Saturday 5 February 1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Simone Christicchi and Ben Ainslie. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Wizards, directed by Ralph Bakshi, 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 Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or Zork.
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TV Series

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

Busting Loose

Written by: Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman

Starring: Adam Arkin, Paul Sylvan, Greg Antonacci, Danny Goldman

Country: United States

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Ludwig

Starring: Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wildlife on One

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

International Festival of Animation

Starring: Jean Marsh

Country: United States

Movies

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

Wizards

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Jesse Welles, Bob Holt, Richard Romanus

Country: United States

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Salon Kitty

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Helmut Berger, Ingrid Thulin, Teresa Ann Savoy

Country: United States

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The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • CB Savage by Rod Hart peaks at #67
  • Dis-Gorilla (part 1) by Rick Dees peaks at #56
  • In The Mood by Henhouse 5 Plus Too (Ray Stevens) peaks at #40
  • Turn Loose On My Leg by Jim Stafford peaks at #98
  • Up Your Nose by Gabriel Kaplan peaks at #91

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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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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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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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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