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Thursday 22 September 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Camille Chamoux and Kristina Rihanoff. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The American Friend, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glenview High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Baseball.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer

Country: United States

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Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci

Country: United States

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The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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


Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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ABC Weekend Specials

Starring: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 September 1977 ?

  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
  • Saint Jonas
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  • Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits California Angels, 9-0
  • West German RAF terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht

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

  • Time: Also on cover, Jimmy Carter.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8555
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Housing Costs -- Sep. 12, 1977


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

Looking Out For Number One

By: Robert Ringer

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

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The Rich Are Different

By: Susan Howatch

Dinah Slade is a young Englishwoman of immense vitality, great sensual power, and fierce ambition. When the handsome and powerful Paul Van Zale commits the imprudence of falling in love with

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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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Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

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.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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