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Thursday 8 December 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elsa Benitez and Sebastien Chabal. 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 Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Restless Years. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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King Cinder

Starring: Jeremy Arnold, Tony Caunter, Peter Duncan, Michael Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

James at 16

Written by: Dan Wakefield

Starring: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Country: United States

Laugh-In

Starring: Antoinette Atell

Country: United States

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
  • Elsa Benitez: Mexican supermodel.
  • Sebastien Chabal: French rugby union footballer.
  • Sébastien Chabal: Spectacular and peculiar international rugby player.
  • Francesca Inaudi: Italian actress, who has appeared in a large number of films and TV-series, receiving her second nomination for a Nastro d'Argento in 2007 for Paolo Virzì's "Napoleon and Me.
  • Elsa Benítez: Mexican model and television host.
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Facts:
  • 43rd Heisman Trophy Award: Earl Campbell, Texas (RB).

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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 ?

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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