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Friday July 15, 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 15, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lana Parrilla and John St Clair. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Da Doo Ron Ron by Shaun Cassidy. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, 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 Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Video Olympics.
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What the sky looked like on 15 July 1977

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Movies

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

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States

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Shock Waves

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch

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Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Country: United States

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The People That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Dana Gillespie

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TV Series

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

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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Rock Follies of '77

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lana Parrilla: American actress.
  • John St Clair: American football player.
  • Peter Afarian: American teenager who was killed on 07/28/1996, 00:45 AM as a passenger in the front seat of the car driven by his friend, Jason Veilleux.
  • Rachele Bastreghi: Italian singer-songwriter and musician, a member of the Tuscan group Baustelle.
  • Ray Toro: American guitarist (My Chemical Romance).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Anti-drug campaigner Donald Mackay disappears near Griffith, New South Wales (presumed murdered).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 15, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Illusions

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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Full Disclosure

By: William Safire

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Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

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

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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