Saturday May 14, 1977

US date format: 5/14/1977, UK date format: 14/5/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 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 Isabelle Moreau and Sophie Anderton. 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 Majesty by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Street Racer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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Events

  • Kansas City Royals' Jim Colborn no-hits the Texas Rangers, 6-0.
  • Netherlands State Delta Kappa Gamma Society forms.
  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in four games.
  • English football international' Bobby Moore retires.

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Movies

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A Special Day

A Special Day

Directed by: Ettore Scola

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

Stroszek

Stroszek

Directed by: Werner Herzog

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

Smokey and the Bandit

Smokey and the Bandit

Directed by: Hal Needham

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

Country: United States of America

The White Buffalo

The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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

Country: United States of America

The Car

The Car

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The Harvey Korman Show

The Harvey Korman Show

Days to next May 14

If May 14, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Majesty by Robert Lacey

Majesty

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A penetrating, readable biography of the first reigning Queen of England since Victoria, a favorite child of a proud nation to a strong, firmly intelligent monarch whose political savvy in crisis

The David Kopay Story by David Kopay and Perry Deane Young

The David Kopay Story

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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

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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