Thursday September 15, 1977

US date format: 9/15/1977, UK date format: 15/9/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 15, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Tom Hardy and Caterina Murino. 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 Changing by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fred Flintstone and Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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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

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

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

Country: United States of America

Damnation Alley

Directed by: Jack Smight

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

September 30, 1955

Directed by: James Bridges

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

Death Promise

Directed by: Robert Warmflash

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 15, 1977?


  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
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  • Man of La Mancha opens at Palace Theater NYC for 124 performances

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Redd Foxx

Directed by: Various

Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Magazine Covers

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


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


By: Liv Ullmann



By: John D. MacDonald

A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

By: Victor Lasky

New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman


The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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