Tuesday July 12, 1977

US date format: 7/12/1977, UK date format: 12/7/1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Brock Lesnar and Neil Harris. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Da Doo Ron Ron by Shaun Cassidy. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Air-Sea Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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Events

  • 1st free flight test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • John Edrich scores his 100th 100, Surrey vs. Derbyshire at The Oval

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Famous Deaths

  • : Actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a...

Movies

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States of America

Shock Waves

Shock Waves

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch

Orca

Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Country: United States of America

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Country: United States of America

The People That Time Forgot

The People That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Dana Gillespie

TV Series

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Days to next July 12

If July 12, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 2 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

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In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

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Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Full Disclosure by William Safire

Full Disclosure

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Haywire by Brooke Hayward

Haywire

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From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

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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