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Saturday 15 October 1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erin McKeown and David Trezeguet. 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 The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nikola Tesla. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

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

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ralph Truman: Actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77.
Facts:
  • Don Ritchie runs world record 100 mile (11:30:51)

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Magazine Covers

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.

Books

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

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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Dynasty

By: Robert S. Elegant

A story of three generations of the Sekloongs, Hong Kong merchant princes. The narrative follows the lives of the Sekloong brothers who are divided by ambition and adultery in a country

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The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

Paperback.

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The Book Of Merlyn

By: Terence H. White

This magnificent fantasy of the last days of King Arthur, his faithful magician and his animal teachers, completes the tragedy and romance of THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari


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