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Sunday 11 December 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Margaret Hoover and Emmanuelle Chriqui. 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. Dot and the Kangaroo, directed by Yoram Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Street Racer.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1977

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dot and the Kangaroo

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Barbara Frawley, Joan Bruce, Spike Milligan, June Salter

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Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston

Country: United States

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Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali

Country: United States

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Candleshoe

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern

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Telefon

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lee Remick, Donald Pleasence, Tyne Daly

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TV Series

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

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

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On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

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Kon hesi baka - Kom gauw terug

Come Back Mrs. Noah

The Casebook of Charlotte Holmes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Billboard Awards
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL win their very first game against the New Orleans Saints. They had lost their first 26 games before the win.

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Sport Games on 11 December 1977

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 23
  • Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 14 - 10
  • Detroit Lions - Baltimore Colts : 13 - 10
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 10 - 21
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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The Honourable Schoolboy

By: John le Carre

Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment in the renowned Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, ...

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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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Daniel Martin

By: John Fowles

A new trade paperback edition of "a masterpiece of symbolically charged realism....Fowles is the only writer in English who has the power, range, knowledge, and wisdom of a Tolstoy

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Street Racer

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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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


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