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Thursday 17 February 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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 Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rob Roy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1977

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Movies

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

Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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

Country: United States

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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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Quincy Howe: Newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1977?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

Dust jacket missing. Bright clean boards have light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping from AZ.

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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