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Sunday 9 January 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Viktors Dobrecovs and Beth Troutman. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Dreams Die First by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meeting of Minds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Zork or Blackjack.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1977

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TV Series

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

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Porgy & Bess closes at Uris Theater NYC after 122 performances
  • Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders defeat Minnesota Vikings, 32-14, in Pasadena, California; Most Valuable Player: Fred Biletnikoff, Wide Receiver.

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Sport Games on 9 January 1977

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  • Minnesota Vikings - Oakland Raiders : 14 - 32
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Books

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

Dreams Die First

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins eroticized commerce, and, at the same time, he commercialized erotica, dashing into a rich new market for dirty books.” —The New Yorker “Robbins’ dialogue is moving… his people have the warmth

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

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

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Touch Not The Cat

By: Mary Stewart

Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

Dust jacket missing. Bright clean boards have light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping from AZ.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Zork

Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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