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Thursday 12 May 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include María José Besora and Rebecca Herbst. In that special week of May people in US were listening to When I Need You by Leo Sayer. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Smokey and the Bandit, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Poldark. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Destroyer.
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Movies

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

Smokey and the Bandit

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed

Country: United States

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The Car

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley

Country: United States

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Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason

Country: United States

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The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Poldark

Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States

Vise od igre

Starring: Petar Bozovic, Nikola Simic, Zika Milenkovic, Ljiljana Dragutinovic

Oi pantheoi

Starring: Katia Dandoulaki, Angelos Antonopoulos, Lykourgos Kallergis, Faidon Georgitsis

Country: Greece

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st quadrophonic concert (Pink Floyd in London)
  • Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation

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Books

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

The Chancellor Manuscript

By: Robert Ludlum

Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"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

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A Book Of Common Prayer

By: Joan Didion

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

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Condominium

By: John D. MacDonald

A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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