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Friday 21 October 1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christie Lee Woods and Julieta Cardinali. 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 Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching James at 16. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Destroyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

James at 16

Written by: Dan Wakefield

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

Country: United States

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

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 21 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • US recalls William Bowdler, ambassador to South Africa.
  • The European Patent Institute is founded.
  • The European Patent Institute is founded.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • 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 ?

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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Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography

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Daniel Martin

By: John Fowles

A new trade paperback edition of "a masterpiece of symbolically charged realism....Fowles is the only writer in English who has the power, range, knowledge, and wisdom of a Tolstoy

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Full Disclosure

By: William Safire

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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