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Thursday 16 June 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Simone Legno and Kerry Wood. 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. A Bridge Too Far, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The House That Jack Built. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Basic Math.
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1977

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Movies

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A Bridge Too Far

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

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

Country: United States

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The Devil, Probably

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Antoine Monnier, Tina Irissari, Henri de Maublanc, Laetitia Carcano

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The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman, Janus Blythe

Country: United States

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The Deep

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Are You Being Served?

Directed by: Bob Kellett

Starring: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, Trevor Bannister

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TV Series

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

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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Rock Follies of '77

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Esther Waters

Directed by: Ian Dalrymple

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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
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Gamesman

By: Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

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Falconer

By: John Cheever

Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

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A Book Of Common Prayer

By: Joan Didion

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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