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Thursday 13 October 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include DJ Paul and Paul Pierce. 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. Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nikola Tesla. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Zork.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld

Country: United States

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Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes

Country: United States

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That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Bunuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, ngela Molina

Country: United States

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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Atari 2600 game system is released.
  • Anita Bryant is famously pied by four gay rights activists during a press conference in Des Moines, Iowa. This event resulted in her political fallout from anti-gay activism.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Forced Retirement -- Oct. 10, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8558
  • Time: Inset: Moshe Dayan.

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 ?

Combat

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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