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Sunday 23 January 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kamal Heer . 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. Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Busting Loose. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Street Racer.
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TV Series

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

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Miniseries Roots premieres on ABC
  • $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited in Paris, France.

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

  • Time: Cartoon by Mort Drucker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8519
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Super Bowl -- Jan. 10, 1977

Books

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

Roots

By: Alex Haley

One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

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The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman

Paperback.

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The Hite Report On Male Sexuality

By: Shere Hite

"A riveting document!"NEWSWEEKOver 7,000 men, ages thirteen to ninety-seven, speak out about: What they think of women--as wives, lovers, and friends; why a majority of men like marriage but are not

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The Users

By: Joyce Haber

This shocking novel takes the reader behind the scenes of the New Hollywood, the international crowd, the world of big business, politics, and the syndicate.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Zork

Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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