Saturday August 20, 1977

US date format: 8/20/1977, UK date format: 20/8/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 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 Lilou Macé and Ivar Ingimarsson. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Hum Kisise Kum Naheen, directed by Nasir Hussain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Baseball.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
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Events

  • NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune

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Movies

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Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Directed by: Nasir Hussain

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Tariq, Kaajal Kiran, Amjad Khan

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

The Psychic

The Psychic

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko

Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

TV Series

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

The Paper Lads

The Paper Lads

Nobody's Boy Remi

Nobody's Boy Remi

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

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Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

Full Disclosure by William Safire

Full Disclosure

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Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus

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An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents.

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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