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Monday 18 July 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Reilly and Alexander Morozevich. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Coma by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Foundation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Foundation

Written by: Richard Gregson

Starring: Lynette Davies, John Barron, Geoffrey Whitehead, Patsy Kensit

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fernwood Tonight

Written by: Norman Lear

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Frank De Vol, Tommy Tedesco

Country: United States

Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu

Starring: Joseph Bitangcol, Christine Bonnevie, Ricci Chan, Dodo Crisol

Country: Japan


Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1977 ?

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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  • Vietnam becomes member of UN

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rod Carew -- July 18, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8546
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Youth Crime -- July 11, 1977


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


By: Robin Cook

The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They

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Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography

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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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The Dragons Of Eden

By: Carl Sagan

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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


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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