Sunday July 17, 1977

US date format: 7/17/1977, UK date format: 17/7/1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Veronica Blume and Marc Savard. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Da Doo Ron Ron by Shaun Cassidy. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Basic Math.
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Movies

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States of America

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Shock Waves

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch

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Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Country: United States of America

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Country: United States of America

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The People That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Dana Gillespie

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TV Series

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

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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Rock Follies of '77

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic

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Planetary positions on July 17, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“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 …

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of …

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It Didn'T Start With Watergate

By: Victor Lasky

New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

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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