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Wednesday 5 October 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lia Rousset and Hugleikur Dagsson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Possible Dream by Charles Paul Conn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glenview High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Depthcharge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Glenview High

Starring: Grigor Taylor, Rebecca Gilling, Elaine Lee, Ken James

Country: Australia

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Arrow Emblem - Grand Prix No Taka

Starring: Kei Tomiyama, Mami Koyama, Masako Nozawa, Hidekatsu Shibata

Country: Japan

Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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ABC Weekend Specials

Starring: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Bunuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, ngela Molina

Country: United States

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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1977 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Lia Rousset: Alhambra, California -- Sprint kayak (1996 Olympics).
  • Hugleikur Dagsson: Icelandic author illustrator and critic.
  • Vinnie Paz: Italian-American rapper and producer (Jedi Mind Tricks and Army of the Pharaohs).
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Facts:
  • Hair opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 43 performances

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Books

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

The Possible Dream

By: Charles Paul Conn

Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel had a dream big enough to embrace everyone seeking to change their lives and willing to work to do it.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“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 .

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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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The Investigation

By: Dorothy Uhnak

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


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