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Wednesday 7 December 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dominic Howard and Luke Donald. 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. Saturday Night Fever, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Restless Years. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Zork.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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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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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 December 1977 ?

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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By: Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin

Richard Leakey's personal account of his fossil hunting and landmark discoveries at Lake Turkana, his reassessment of human prehistory based on new evidence and analytic techniques, and his profound pondering of

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Dreams Die First

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins eroticized commerce, and, at the same time, he commercialized erotica, dashing into a rich new market for dirty books.” —The New Yorker “Robbins’ dialogue is moving… his people have the warmth

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Designing Your Face

By: Way Bandy

Designing Your Face: An Illustrated Guide to Using Cosmetics

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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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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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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