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Thursday 16 June 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Craig Fitzgibbon and Kevin Foster. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Dreams by Fleetwood Mac. In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits. New York, New York, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Video Olympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu

Starring: Joseph Bitangcol, Christine Bonnevie, Ricci Chan, Dodo Crisol

Country: Japan

Poldark

Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States

Vise od igre

Starring: Petar Bozovic, Nikola Simic, Zika Milenkovic, Ljiljana Dragutinovic

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

New York, New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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The Rescuers

Directed by: John Lounsbery

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

Country: United States

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The Deep

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams

Country: United States

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Exorcist II: The Heretic

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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A Bridge Too Far

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Beatlemania opens on Broadway
  • Fianna Fail-party wins Irish elections
  • Leonid Brezhnev is named president of USSR.
  • German-born rocket engineer, Wernher von Braun dies in Alexandria, Virginia at age 65. Von Braun was the world leader in developing rocket technology, director of the experimental unit at Peenemnnde where the V1 and V2 rockets were developed, worked for the U. S. Army in White Sands, New Mexico.
  • Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Peter Frampton, Steve Cauthen, Wally Amos and Colleen McCullough
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8541
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jody Powell and Hamilton Jordan -- June 6, 1977

Books

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

Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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Majesty

By: Robert Lacey

A penetrating, readable biography of the first reigning Queen of England since Victoria, a favorite child of a proud nation to a strong, firmly intelligent monarch whose political savvy in crisis

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The Gamesman

By: Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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