Saturday October 8, 1977

US date format: 10/8/1977, UK date format: 8/10/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Anne-Caroline Chausson 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 Coma by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching On Our Own. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Basic Math.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1977

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Movies

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Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

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

Country: United States of America

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Doosara Aadmi

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

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

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Double Game

Directed by: Carlo Ausino

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

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Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

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

Country: United States of America

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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

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Fred Flintstone and Friends

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Redd Foxx

Directed by: Various

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Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Largest baseball crowd in Pennsylvania, 64,924 see Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in fourth National League championship game (Dodgers win pennant).

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Planetary positions on October 08, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Coma

By: Robin Cook

The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They

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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

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Delta Of Venus

By: Anais Nin

An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents.

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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