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Friday 14 October 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bianca Beauchamp and Tania Young. 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 Illusions by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nikola Tesla. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Triple Hunt.
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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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Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Nikola Tesla

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

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Glenview High

Starring: Grigor Taylor, Rebecca Gilling, Elaine Lee, Ken James

Country: Australia

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Arrow Emblem - Grand Prix No Taka

Starring: Kei Tomiyama, Mami Koyama, Masako Nozawa, Hidekatsu Shibata

Country: Japan


Written by: Susan Harris

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1977 ?

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bing Crosby: American singer who was a world famed crooner for his mellow baritone.
  • Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
  • Linda Ronstadt sings the national anthem at the 74th World Series.

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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.


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


By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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The Honourable Schoolboy

By: John le Carre

Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment in the renowned Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, ...

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Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography

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The Possible Dream

By: Charles Paul Conn

Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel had a dream big enough to embrace everyone seeking to change their lives and willing to work to do it.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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