Wednesday October 12, 1977

US date format: 10/12/1977, UK date format: 12/10/1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Young Jeezy and Sara Semendueva. In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Equus, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching On Our Own. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Circus.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Events

  • 4th test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to University of California Med School
  • Psychic Romark attempts to drive blindfolded, smashes into cop van.
  • US Supreme Court hears arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to University of California Medical School.

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Movies

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Equus

Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

Country: United States of America

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro, Donald O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Country: United States of America

Doosara Aadmi

Doosara Aadmi

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Rakhee Gulzar

TV Series

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On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Secret Army

Secret Army

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Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Starring: Mustafa Nadarevic, Rade Serbedzija, Spiro Guberina, Izet Hajdarhodzic

Days to next October 12

If October 12, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 11 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh

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Vivien Leigh A Biography

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 …

Coma by Robin Cook

Coma

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The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 12, 1977?

On October 12, 1977 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 12, 1977?

On October 12, 1977 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 12, 1977?

On October 12, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 12, 1977?

On October 12, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 12, 1977?

On October 12, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 12, 1977?

On October 12, 1977 several famous people were born including, Young Jeezy, Sara Semendueva, Bode Miller

Which famous people died on October 12, 1977?

Famous people died on October 12, 1977 include, Doris Davenport

What was the number one song in October 12, 1977?

The number one song in the week of October 12, 1977 was You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone in US and Silver Lady by David Soul in UK

What were the top hits on October 12, 1977?

The top hits on October 12, 1977 were You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone, Keep It Comin' Love by KC and the Sunshine Band, Nobody Does It Better by Carly Simon in US and Silver Lady by David Soul, Black Is Black by La Belle Epoque, Yes Sir I Can Boogie by Baccara in UK


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