Thursday May 12, 1977

US date format: 5/12/1977, UK date format: 12/5/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). 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. A Special Day, directed by Ettore Scola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Air-Sea Battle.
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Movies

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A Special Day

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

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Stroszek

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

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Smokey and the Bandit

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, Mike Henry

Country: United States of America

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The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson, Kim Novak

Country: United States of America

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The Car

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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Rock Follies of '77

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Get It Together

Directed by: Not specifed

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Ein Mann kam im August

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Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

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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:
  • Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Gamesman

By: Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

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How To Save Your Own Life

By: Erica Jong

Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

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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 David Kopay Story

By: David Kopay and Perry Deane Young

Twenty-three years after publishing his story, David Kopay remains the only NFL player who has publicly acknowledged his homosexuality. From psychotherapy to hypnosis to heartbreaking family confrontations to finally surprising acceptance

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy


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