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Friday April 8, 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ana de la Reguera and Sara Shepard. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Dancing Queen by ABBA. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. 3 Women, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Esther Waters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Depthcharge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 April 1977

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Movies

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

3 Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Country: United States

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Rabid

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Country: United States

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Audrey Rose

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

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The Van

Directed by: Sam Grossman

Starring: Stuart Goetz, Deborah White, Danny DeVito, Harry Morgan Moses

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Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Israel premier Yitzhak Rabin resigns.
  • The punk band The Clash's debut album ''The Clash'' is released in the UK on CBS Records.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Roots

By: Alex Haley

One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

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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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The Chancellor Manuscript

By: Robert Ludlum

Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country

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How To Save Your Own Life

By: Erica Jong

Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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