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Wednesday 19 October 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louis-Jose Houde and Raul Tamudo. In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Possible Dream by Charles Paul Conn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Laugh-In. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Triple Hunt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Laugh-In

Starring: Antoinette Atell

Country: United States

Nikola Tesla

Starring: Mustafa Nadarevic, Rade Serbedzija, Spiro Guberina, Izet Hajdarhodzic

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Glenview High

Starring: Grigor Taylor, Rebecca Gilling, Elaine Lee, Ken James

Country: Australia

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Arrow Emblem - Grand Prix No Taka

Starring: Kei Tomiyama, Mami Koyama, Masako Nozawa, Hidekatsu Shibata

Country: Japan

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
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Facts:
  • Corpse of kidnapped West German, H M Schleyer, found
  • German Autumn: Kidnapped industrialist Hanns-Martin Schleyer is found murdered in Mulhouse, France.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Time: Cover story on U.S.-Israeli relations
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8559
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Forced Retirement -- Oct. 10, 1977

Books

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

The Possible Dream

By: Charles Paul Conn

Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel had a dream big enough to embrace everyone seeking to change their lives and willing to work to do it.

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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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Dynasty

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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The Path Between The Seas

By: David McCullough

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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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


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