Monday December 12, 1977

US date format: 12/12/1977, UK date format: 12/12/1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Bridget Hall and Nicole. 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. The Choirboys, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Immigrants by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Video Olympics.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)

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Movies

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The Choirboys

The Choirboys

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Charles Durning, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King, Clyde Kusatsu

Summer City

Summer City

Directed by: Christopher Fraser

Starring: John Jarratt, Phillip Avalon, Steve Bisley, Mel Gibson

Dot and the Kangaroo

Dot and the Kangaroo

Directed by: Yoram Gross

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

Capricorn One

Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

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

Country: United States of America

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

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

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 12, 1977

Sport Games on December 12, 1977


NFL

American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - San Francisco 49ers : 42 - 35
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TV Series

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The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Süsü, a sárkány kalandjai

Süsü, a sárkány kalandjai

Starring: Gyula Bodrogi, Henrik Kemény, Imre Pehartz, István Sztankay

Country: Hungary

Neues aus Uhlenbusch

Neues aus Uhlenbusch

Le petit théâtre d'Antenne 2

Le petit théâtre d'Antenne 2

Days to next December 12

If December 12, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 9 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Immigrants by Howard Fast

The Immigrants

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The first book in bestselling author Howard Fast's beloved family saga "A most wonderful book...there hasn't been a novel in years that can do a job on readers' emotions that the

Designing Your Face by Way Bandy

Designing Your Face

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Designing Your Face: An Illustrated Guide to Using Cosmetics

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit

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A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar.

Dreams Die First by Harold Robbins

Dreams Die First

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“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

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?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari


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