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Tuesday 15 November 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sean Murray and Peter Phillips. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cousteau Odyssey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Space Wars.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Franois Truffaut, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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Pete's Dragon

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Starring: Marie Eykel, Ève Gagnier, Jacques L'Heureux, Claire Pimparé

Country: Canada

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Young Ramsay

Starring: John Hargreaves, Serge Lazareff, Barbara Llewellyn, Louise Howitt

Country: Australia

King Cinder

Starring: Jeremy Arnold, Tony Caunter, Peter Duncan, Michael Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

James at 16

Written by: Dan Wakefield

Starring: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 November 1977 ?

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
  • Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
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  • President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran
  • US President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: High Schools -- Nov. 14, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8563
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Leakey -- Nov. 7, 1977


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

Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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The Second Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

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

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By: Robin Cook

The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They

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The Dragons Of Eden

By: Carl Sagan

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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