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Friday 7 October 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Coralie (L5) and Lapo Elkann. 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. Rolling Thunder, directed by John Flynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Path Between The Seas by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glenview High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DND or Super Bug.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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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


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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 October 1977 ?

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  • Guitarist Steve Hackett quits Genesis
  • USSR adopts constitution
  • The adoption of the Fourth Soviet Constitution.

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

The Path Between The Seas

By: David McCullough

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph,

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Looking Good

By: Charles Hix

Weber's first book. Eroticized male bodies. 219 pages; b&w photographs through out; 8.75 x 11 inches.

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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