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Tuesday 6 December 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Grant Brebner and Andrew Flintoff. 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. The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Restless Years. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Zork.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1977 or at December 06 across the years.

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TV Series

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

The Restless Years

Written by: Reg Watson

Starring: June Salter

Country: Australia

The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Passe-Partout

Starring: Marie Eykel, Ève Gagnier, Jacques L'Heureux, Claire Pimparé

Country: Canada

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Young Ramsay

Starring: John Hargreaves, Serge Lazareff, Barbara Llewellyn, Louise Howitt

Country: Australia

King Cinder

Starring: Jeremy Arnold, Tony Caunter, Peter Duncan, Michael Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Goodbye Girl

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings

Country: United States

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Franois Truffaut, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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Pete's Dragon

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale

Country: United States

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld

Country: United States

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Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 06 December
Facts:
  • South Africa grants independence to Bophuthatswana, although it is not recognized by any other country.

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Books

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

Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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True Confessions

By: John Gregory Dunne

In 1940s Los Angeles, an unidentified murder victim is found bisected in a shadowy lot. A catchy nickname is given her in jest—"The Virgin Tramp"—and suddenly a "nice little homicide that

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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Designing Your Face

By: Way Bandy

Designing Your Face: An Illustrated Guide to Using Cosmetics

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

DND

DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

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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