Saturday October 08, 1977

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

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on October 8, 1977, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 8, 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 Anne-Caroline Chausson and Erna Siikavirta. 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 movie released in 1977 while Looking Good by Charles Hix was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching On Our Own. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Video Olympics.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Release year: 1977

Directed by: John Flynn

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

Country: United States of America

Doosara Aadmi

Doosara Aadmi

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

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

Double Game

Double Game

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Carlo Ausino

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

Julia

Julia

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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On Our Own

On Our Own

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

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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

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 08, 1977?

On October 08, 1977 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 08, 1977?

On October 08, 1977 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 08, 1977?

On October 08, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 08, 1977?

On October 08, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 08, 1977?

On October 08, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 08, 1977?

On October 08, 1977 several famous people were born including, Anne-Caroline Chausson, Erna Siikavirta, Lapo Elkann.

Which famous people died on October 08, 1977?

Famous people died on October 08, 1977 include, Giorgos Papasideris.

What was the number one song in October 08, 1977?

The number one song in the week of October 08, 1977 was Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco in US and Silver Lady by David Soul in UK.

What were the top hits on October 08, 1977?

The top hits on October 08, 1977 were Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco, Keep It Comin' Love by KC and the Sunshine Band, You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone in US and Silver Lady by David Soul, Black Is Black by La Belle Epoque, Yes Sir I Can Boogie by Baccara in UK.