Wednesday March 09, 1977

US date format: 3/9/1977, UK date format: 9/3/1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 9, 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 Vincent Defrasne and Jonathan Weinstein. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. Eraserhead, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rob Roy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Baseball.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Frances of Rome.
  • Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
  • Saint Gregory of Nyssa

Events

  • Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Washington DC, siege ended March 11th
  • Admiral Stansfield Turner, US Navy (Retired), becomes 12th director of US Central Intelligence Agency replacing acting director Knoche.
  • The Hanafi Muslim Siege: In a thirty-nine hour standoff, armed Hanafi Muslims seize three Washington, D.C., buildings, killing two and taking 149 hostage.

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Movies

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Eraserhead

Eraserhead

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States of America

Bilitis

Bilitis

Directed by: David Hamilton

Starring: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau, Mathieu Carrière

Country: United States of America

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris

Country: United States of America

Joseph Andrews

Joseph Andrews

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Ann-Margret, Peter Firth, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid

Airport '77

Airport '77

Directed by: Jerry Jameson

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland

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TV Series

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

Days to next March 09

If March 09, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 6 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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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.

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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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

The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite

The Hite Report On Male Sexuality

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"A riveting document!"NEWSWEEKOver 7,000 men, ages thirteen to ninety-seven, speak out about: What they think of women--as wives, lovers, and friends; why a majority of men like marriage but are not

The Users by Joyce Haber

The Users

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This shocking novel takes the reader behind the scenes of the New Hollywood, the international crowd, the world of big business, politics, and the syndicate.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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