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Tuesday 5 July 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Eyana-Yana and Nicolas Kiefer. 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. Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Foundation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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New York, New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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The Rescuers

Directed by: John Lounsbery

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

Country: United States

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Exorcist II: The Heretic

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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The Deep

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Foundation

Written by: Richard Gregson

Starring: Lynette Davies, John Barron, Geoffrey Whitehead, Patsy Kensit

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fernwood Tonight

Written by: Norman Lear

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Frank De Vol, Tommy Tedesco

Country: United States

Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu

Starring: Joseph Bitangcol, Christine Bonnevie, Ricci Chan, Dodo Crisol

Country: Japan


Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1977 ?

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
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  • Military coup in Pakistan: Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, is overthrown.

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

The Dragons Of Eden

By: Carl Sagan

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

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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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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"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

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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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