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Monday 17 January 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Thorn and Kevin Fertig. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Blood And Money by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die drei Klumberger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Depthcharge.
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What the sky looked like on 17 January 1977

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Movies

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Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Country: United States

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Camouflage

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Starring: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul, Mariusz Dmochowski

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Bad

Directed by: Jed Johnson

Starring: Cyrinda Foxe, Matthew Anton, Cathy Roskam, Carroll Baker

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Khoon Pasina

Directed by: Rakesh Kumar

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rekha, Nirupa Roy

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Assault on Precinct 13

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Die drei Klumberger

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The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

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Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 24-14
  • Kansas City Royals release Tommy Davis, ends an 18-year career with ten teams.
  • Zaire President Mobutu visits Belgium.
  • Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by a firing squad in Utah, ending a ten-year moratorium on Capital punishment in the United States.
  • Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious Legionnaires' disease.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Blood And Money

By: Thomas Thompson

This is a shattering, powerful story. It begins in 1969 when one of Houston's most celebrated young women falls mysteriously ill in a great colonial mansion.

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Marry Me

By: John Updike

Marry Me is subtitled “A Romance” because, in the author’s words, “people don’t act like that anymore.” The time is 1962, and the place is a fiefdom of Camelot called Greenwood,

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Slapstick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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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