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Monday 16 May 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Melanie Lynskey and Lynn Collins. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, 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 Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Air-Sea Battle.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1977

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Country: United States

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Amar Akbar Anthony

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh

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The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Country: United States

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A Special Day

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

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Stroszek

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

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TV Series

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

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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Get It Together

Directed by: Not specifed

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Ein Mann kam im August

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 5 die as New York Airway helicopter topples on Pan Am bldg in New York City
  • Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 round for heavyweight boxing title.
  • Five die as New York Airway helicopter topples on the Pan Am Building in New York City.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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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How To Save Your Own Life

By: Erica Jong

Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

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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Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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