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Thursday January 20, 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sid Wilson and Melody (Belgian singer). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die drei Klumberger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Destroyer.
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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1977

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Country: United States

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Camouflage

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Starring: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul, Mariusz Dmochowski

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Bad

Directed by: Jed Johnson

Starring: Cyrinda Foxe, Matthew Anton, Cathy Roskam, Carroll Baker

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Khoon Pasina

Directed by: Rakesh Kumar

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rekha, Nirupa Roy

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Assault on Precinct 13

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Die drei Klumberger

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The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

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Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sid Wilson: American Musician, (Slipknot).
  • Melody (Belgian singer)
  • J C Tran
  • Cindy Diggs: American noted family, the daughter of Representative Charles Diggs and his wife.
  • Melody : Belgian teenager singer, she released some big hits, produced by Orlando (Dalida's brother) between 1989 and 1993.
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Facts:
  • George Bush, ends term as 11th Director of CIA
  • Mr Knoche, serves as acting Director of CIA
  • George H.W. Bush ends term as 11th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Ordinary People

By: Judith Guest

The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

Paperback.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics


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