Friday October 07, 1977

US date format: 10/7/1977, UK date format: 7/10/1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 7, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Looking Good by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching On Our Own. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Street Racer.
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Historical Events

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Events

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

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Movies

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Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Country: United States of America

Doosara Aadmi

Doosara Aadmi

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Rakhee Gulzar

Double Game

Double Game

Directed by: Carlo Ausino

Starring: George Hilton, Emanuele Cannarsa, Giuseppe Alotta, Annarita Grapputo

Julia

Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

Country: United States of America

Oh, God!

Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Secret Army

Secret Army

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Days to next October 07

If October 07, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 11 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Looking Good by Charles Hix

Looking Good

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

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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

Monty by Robert LaGuardia

Monty

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(Biography) 9.5 x 6.5", hardcover, original jacket, 304 pages. Biography of renowned mid-20th century actor, Montgomery Clift, most famous for the films 'Red River', 'From Here to Eternity' and 'The Misfits'.

Illusions by Richard Bach

Illusions

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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 …

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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