Thursday February 17, 1977

US date format: 2/17/1977, UK date format: 17/2/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Erin Cardillo and Wong Choong Hann. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 Rob Roy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Triple Hunt.
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Movies

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Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren

Country: United States of America

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Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Don Schain

Starring: Cheri Caffaro, Aharon Ipalé, Vic Diaz, Corinne Calvet

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The Late Show

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche

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Target of an Assassin

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, John Phillip Law, Simon Sabela, Marius Weyers

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Twilight's Last Gleaming

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten

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TV Series

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

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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Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

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Die drei Klumberger

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Quincy Howe: Newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at...

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Books

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

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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Ceremony Of The Innocent

By: Taylor Caldwell

One of this country's most acclaimed novelists returns to late nineteenth and early twentieth century America as the setting for her most personal novel: the parallel stories of a woman and

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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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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari


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