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Sunday 24 April 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eric Balfour and Nicolas Cazalé. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Changing by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Indy 500.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

Country: United States

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Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier

Country: United States

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The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza

Country: United States

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Demon Seed

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States

Vise od igre

Starring: Petar Bozovic, Nikola Simic, Zika Milenkovic, Ljiljana Dragutinovic

Oi pantheoi

Starring: Katia Dandoulaki, Angelos Antonopoulos, Lykourgos Kallergis, Faidon Georgitsis

Country: Greece

Out of Bounds

Starring: Melvin McClymont, John Price, Barbara Slater, Barrie Houghton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1977 ?

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA American Defender Golf Tournament.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: DNA -- Apr. 18, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8533
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Air Safety -- Apr. 11, 1977


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


By: Liv Ullmann


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The David Kopay Story

By: David Kopay and Perry Deane Young

Twenty-three years after publishing his story, David Kopay remains the only NFL player who has publicly acknowledged his homosexuality. From psychotherapy to hypnosis to heartbreaking family confrontations to finally surprising acceptance

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By: Brooke Hayward

From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

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By: John D. MacDonald

A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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