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Tuesday August 16, 1977

US date format: 8/16/1977, UK date format: 16/8/1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Tamer Hosny . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Hum Kisise Kum Naheen, directed by Nasir Hussain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Street Racer.
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Movies

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Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Directed by: Nasir Hussain

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Tariq, Kaajal Kiran, Amjad Khan

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San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

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That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

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Journey Among Women

Directed by: Tom Cowan

Starring: Jeune Pritchard, Martin Phelan, Nell Campbell, Lillian Crombie

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The Psychic

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko

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TV Series

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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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The Paper Lads

Nobody's Boy Remi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Yanks blow 9-4 lead in 9th but beat Chicago 11-10 in bottom of 9th

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Planetary positions on August 16, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

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Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

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Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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