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Saturday 13 August 1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amber Marchese and Michael Klim. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. The Kentucky Fried Movie, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Making of James Bond - 007. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Surround.
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 ?

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

The Keane Brothers Show

Starring: John M. Keane, Tom Keane

Country: United States

A Year at the Top

Written by: Heywood Kling

Starring: Greg Evigan, Paul Shaffer, Gabriel Dell, Julie Cobb

Country: United States

Hollywood Greats

Starring: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Drei sind einer zuviel

Starring: Thomas Fritsch, Herbert Herrmann, Jutta Speidel, Eduard Linkers

Movies

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

Suspiria

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci

Country: United States

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The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

Country: United States

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Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st test glide of shuttle
  • Randy Bachman quits BTO, they disband

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Carter with (clockwise) U.S.S.R's Brezhnev, Israel's Begin, Egypt's Sadat, China's Hua Kuo-feng and
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8549
  • Time: Inset: painter Peter Paul Rubens.

Books

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

Falconer

By: John Cheever

Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

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The Dragons Of Eden

By: Carl Sagan

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

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It Didn'T Start With Watergate

By: Victor Lasky

New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

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Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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