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Tuesday 18 January 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Didier Dinart and Alina Jidkova. 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. Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Busting Loose. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Zork.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1977 ?

  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Nordoff: US composer (Frog Prince), dies at age 67.
  • Yvonne Printemps: French opera singer and actress whose singing was said to be sensed in the soul.
  • Carl Zuckmayer: German-Swiss playwright, poet and author whose first play, "Kreuzweg," was produced at the Berlin State Theater in 1920.
  • Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Australia's worst rail disaster occurs at Granville, Sydney killing 83.

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

  • Time: Cartoon by Mort Drucker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8519
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Super Bowl -- Jan. 10, 1977


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

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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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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The Right And The Power

By: Leon Jaworski

First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

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Raise The Titanic!

By: Clive Cussler

A tidal wave of pounding excitement from the first page to the last ...Two and a half miles beneath the icy North Atlantic the mighty Titanic holds the key to the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

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