Thursday June 16, 1977

US date format: 6/16/1977, UK date format: 16/6/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 16, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). 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 Passages by Gail Sheehy 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 Triple Hunt or Video Olympics.
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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 of America

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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 of America

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The Deep

Directed by: Peter Yates

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

Country: United States of America

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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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Get It Together

Directed by: Not specifed

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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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Books

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Passages

By: Gail Sheehy

At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

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The Gamesman

By: Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

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Haywire

By: Brooke Hayward

From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

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Condominium

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

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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

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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