Wednesday September 14, 1977

US date format: 9/14/1977, UK date format: 14/9/1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Aïda Touihri and Dilshad Vadsaria. 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. Logan's Run, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Full Disclosure by William Safire was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fred Flintstone and Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or Air-Sea Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.

Events

  • Christmas Tinto sentenced to 7 years in Robbeneiland South Africa

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Movies

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Logan's Run

Logan's Run

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Country: United States of America

The Haunting of Julia

The Haunting of Julia

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Starring: Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea, Tom Conti, Jill Bennett

Country: United States of America

Damnation Alley

Damnation Alley

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Dominique Sanda, Paul Winfield

September 30, 1955

September 30, 1955

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Richard Thomas, Susan Tyrrell, Deborah Benson, Lisa Blount

Death Promise

Death Promise

Directed by: Robert Warmflash

Starring: Charles Bonet, Speedy Leacock, Bill Louie, Thompson Kao Kang

TV Series

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Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Secret Army

Secret Army

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Arrow Emblem - Grand Prix No Taka

Arrow Emblem - Grand Prix No Taka

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

Country: Japan

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Full Disclosure by William Safire

Full Disclosure

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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

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

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In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

The Second Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The Second Deadly Sin

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A taut and gripping tale that sets police detective Edward Delaney on the trail of a vicious criminal in New York’s art worldA month ago, world-renowned artist Victor Maitland was found

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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