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Monday 12 September 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Louis and 2 Chainz. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Soap. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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ABC Weekend Specials

Starring: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Country: United States

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Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Eagle of the Ninth

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Christian Rodska, Peter Whitbread, Gillian Bailey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Making of James Bond - 007

Starring: Janet Woollacott, Lewis Gilbert, Albert R. Broccoli, William P. Cartlidge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

House

Directed by: Nobuhiko Ohbayashi

Starring: Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Ohba

Country: United States

The Kentucky Fried Movie

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby

Country: United States

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Suspiria

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci

Country: United States

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Directed by: Nicholas Gessner

Starring: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith

Country: United States

The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 September 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Steven Biko: South African black student leader, dies in police custody.
  • Robert Lowell: US Poet / pacifist (Near the Ocean), dies at 60.
  • Steve Biko: South African activist founded the Black Consciousness Movement (d. 1977).
Facts:
  • South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko is killed in police custody.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1977?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Housing Costs -- Sep. 12, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8554
  • Time: Inset: Jason Robards

Books

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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Zork

Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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