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Sunday 23 October 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brad Haddin and Alex Tudor. 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 All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching James at 16. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Destroyer.
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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 23 October 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 8th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:38
  • Paleontologist Elso Barghoorn announces that 34-billion-year-old one-celled fossils, the earliest life forms, had been discovered
  • Panamanians vote 2-to-1 to approve the new Canal treaties.

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Sport Games on 23 October 1977

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American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Chicago Bears : 16 - 10
  • Baltimore Colts - New England Patriots : 3 - 17
  • Cleveland Browns - Buffalo Bills : 27 - 16
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 16 - 10
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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 ?

All Things Wise And Wonderful

By: James Herriot

Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful.

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The Book Of Merlyn

By: Terence H. White

This magnificent fantasy of the last days of King Arthur, his faithful magician and his animal teachers, completes the tragedy and romance of THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING.

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Monty

By: Robert LaGuardia

(Biography) 9.5 x 6.5", hardcover, original jacket, 304 pages. Biography of renowned mid-20th century actor, Montgomery Clift, most famous for the films 'Red River', 'From Here to Eternity' and 'The Misfits'.

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Illusions

By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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