Saturday February 19, 1977

US date format: 2/19/1977, UK date format: 19/2/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ola Salo and Gianluca Zambrotta. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rob Roy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Blackjack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)

Events

  • Shuttle Enterprise makes 1st Test flight atop a 747 jetliner
  • 19th Grammy Awards: "This Masquerade", Starland Vocal Band.
  • Doug Walters scores 250 versus New Zealand, 217 stand for 7th wicket with Gilmour.

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Movies

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Slap Shot

Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren

Country: United States of America

Too Hot to Handle

Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Don Schain

Starring: Cheri Caffaro, Aharon Ipalé, Vic Diaz, Corinne Calvet

The Late Show

The Late Show

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche

Target of an Assassin

Target of an Assassin

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, John Phillip Law, Simon Sabela, Marius Weyers

Twilight's Last Gleaming

Twilight's Last Gleaming

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten

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TV Series

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Days to next February 19

If February 19, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Ceremony Of The Innocent by Taylor Caldwell

Ceremony Of The Innocent

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One of this country's most acclaimed novelists returns to late nineteenth and early twentieth century America as the setting for her most personal novel: the parallel stories of a woman and

October Light by John Gardner

October Light

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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. New Directions is excited to reissue the Gardner classics, beginning with October Light, a complex relationship rendered in a down-to-earth narrative.October

Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game


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