Sunday April 24, 1977

US date format: 4/24/1977, UK date format: 24/4/1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 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 Man Who Loved Women, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ein Mann kam im August. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Triple Hunt.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Events

  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA American Defender Golf Tournament.

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Movies

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The Man Who Loved Women

The Man Who Loved Women

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

Tomcats

Tomcats

Directed by: Harry Kerwin

Starring: Chris Mulkey, Polly King, Wayne Crawford, Daniel Schweitzer

Come Play with Me

Come Play with Me

Directed by: George Harrison Marks

Starring: Irene Handl, Alfie Bass, George Harrison Marks, Ronald Fraser

Cinderella 2000

Cinderella 2000

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: Catharine Burgess, Jay B. Larson, Vaughn Armstrong, Erwin Fuller

3 Women

3 Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Days to next April 24

If April 24, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

How To Save Your Own Life

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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler

Raise The Titanic!

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On orders from the Pentagon, marine explorer Dirk Pitt must salvage crucial material from the world's most infamous maritime disaster in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.The

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy


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