Sunday October 16, 1977

US date format: 10/16/1977, UK date format: 16/10/1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include John Mayer and Rav Wilding. In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Equus, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching On Our Own. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Triple Hunt.
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Movies

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Equus

Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

Country: United States of America

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Nieves Navarro, Donald O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Country: United States of America

Doosara Aadmi

Doosara Aadmi

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Rakhee Gulzar

Sport Games on October 16, 1977

Sport Games on October 16, 1977


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Buffalo Bills : 0 - 3
  • Baltimore Colts - Kansas City Chiefs : 17 - 6
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 16 - 22
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 24 - 23
  • Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 30 - 7
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TV Series

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On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Secret Army

Secret Army

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Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Starring: Mustafa Nadarevic, Rade Serbedzija, Spiro Guberina, Izet Hajdarhodzic

Days to next October 16

If October 16, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 11 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh

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Vivien Leigh A Biography

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“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 …

Coma by Robin Cook

Coma

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The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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

Videogames

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Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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