Friday July 22, 1977

US date format: 7/22/1977, UK date format: 22/7/1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 22, 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 Maria Jose Lopez and Ezio Galon. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. Cathy's Curse, directed by Eddy Matalon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Circus.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
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Events

  • Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
  • The purged Chinese Communist leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power 9 months after the quotGang of Fourquot was expelled from power in a coup d'état.

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Movies

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Cathy's Curse

Cathy's Curse

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

Starring: Alan Scarfe, Beverly Murray, Randi Allen, Dorothy Davis

The Worm Eaters

The Worm Eaters

Directed by: Herb Robins

Starring: Herb Robins, Lindsay Armstrong Black, Joseph Sacket, Robert Garrison

The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States of America

Shock Waves

Shock Waves

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch

Orca

Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Country: United States of America

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

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Days to next July 22

If July 22, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 1 month, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

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New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

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In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum

The Chancellor Manuscript

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Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country

A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion

A Book Of Common Prayer

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Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy


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