Sunday April 17, 1977

US date format: 4/17/1977, UK date format: 17/4/1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet and Florentijn Hofman. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. 3 Women, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get It Together. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Basic Math.
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Movies

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3 Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Country: United States of America

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Rabid

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Country: United States of America

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Audrey Rose

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

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The Van

Directed by: Sam Grossman

Starring: Stuart Goetz, Deborah White, Danny DeVito, Harry Morgan Moses

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Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Get It Together

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Ein Mann kam im August

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Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

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The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

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Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • I Love My Wife opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 864 performances
  • Christian-Democrats win Belgium parliamentary election.

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Books

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Roots

By: Alex Haley

One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

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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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The Gamesman

By: Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

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Voyage

By: Sterling Hayden

A magnificent epic of the sea and a dynamic portrait of turn-of-the-century America.—Publishers Weekly

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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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