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Friday 18 November 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Miranda Raison and Charles A Lee. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Managerial Woman. by Margaret Hennig and Anne Jardim was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Cousteau Odyssey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Olympics or Indy 500.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Franois Truffaut, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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Pete's Dragon

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale

Country: United States

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld

Country: United States

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Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes

Country: United States

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That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Bunuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, ngela Molina

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Starring: Marie Eykel, Ève Gagnier, Jacques L'Heureux, Claire Pimparé

Country: Canada

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Young Ramsay

Starring: John Hargreaves, Serge Lazareff, Barbara Llewellyn, Louise Howitt

Country: Australia

King Cinder

Starring: Jeremy Arnold, Tony Caunter, Peter Duncan, Michael Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

James at 16

Written by: Dan Wakefield

Starring: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 November 1977 ?

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Victor Francen: Belgian actor, on-screen in 1921.
  • Kurt Schuschnigg: Italian-Austrian lawyer and politician 15th Federal Chancellor of Austria (d. 1977).

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: High Schools -- Nov. 14, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8563
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Leakey -- Nov. 7, 1977


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

The Managerial Woman.

By: Margaret Hennig and Anne Jardim

Managerial Woman, The, by Hennig, Margaret And Ane Jardim

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The Immigrants

By: Howard Fast

The first book in bestselling author Howard Fast's beloved family saga "A most wonderful book...there hasn't been a novel in years that can do a job on readers' emotions that the

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Delta Of Venus

By: Anais Nin

"Delta of Venus joyously explores the art of human sexuality. Anais Nin's writing style is at once lyrical and straightforward. While she leaves no doubt in the reader's mind just what

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By: Robert S. Elegant

A story of three generations of the Sekloongs, Hong Kong merchant princes. The narrative follows the lives of the Sekloong brothers who are divided by ambition and adultery in a country

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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