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Friday May 6, 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shannon Shakespeare in Mission and Gabriela Aguilar. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hotel California by Eagles. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rock Follies of '77. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Basic Math.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1977

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Movies

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

The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Car

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States

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Day of the Animals

Directed by: William Girdler

Starring: Christopher George, Leslie Nielsen, Lynda Day George, Richard Jaeckel

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The Picture Show Man

Directed by: John Power

Starring: John Meillon, Rod Taylor, John Ewart, Harold Hopkins

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The Man Who Loved Women

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

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TV Series

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

Rock Follies of '77

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Esther Waters

Directed by: Ian Dalrymple

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Get It Together

Directed by: Not specifed

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Ein Mann kam im August

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Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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Facts:
  • Beatles at Hollywood Bowl, released in the UK

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1977?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Falconer

By: John Cheever

Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

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Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

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Haywire

By: Brooke Hayward

From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

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A Book Of Common Prayer

By: Joan Didion

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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