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Thursday 6 October 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Danny Briere and Daniel Brière. 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 Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glenview High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Surround.
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TV Series

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The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Eagle of the Ninth

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Christian Rodska, Peter Whitbread, Gillian Bailey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Bilitis

Directed by: David Hamilton

Starring: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau

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

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Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Danny Greene: Irish-American mobster from Cleveland (Born 1933).
Facts:
  • DL Coburns Gin Game, premieres in New York City
  • Yankees win AL pennant by rallying for 3 runs in 9th to beat Kansas City Royals 5-3 in 5th and deciding playoff game
  • The first prototype of the MiG-29, designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight.

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Books

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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 ?

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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