Wednesday August 24, 1977

US date format: 8/24/1977, UK date format: 24/8/1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 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 John Green (author) and Denílson (Brazilian footballer). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. September 30, 1955, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Triple Hunt.
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Holidays

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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September 30, 1955

September 30, 1955

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Richard Thomas, Susan Tyrrell, Deborah Benson, Lisa Blount

Death Promise

Death Promise

Directed by: Robert Warmflash

Starring: Charles Bonet, Speedy Leacock, Bill Louie, Thompson Kao Kang

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Directed by: Nasir Hussain

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Tariq, Kaajal Kiran, Amjad Khan

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Polizeiinspektion 1

Polizeiinspektion 1

Dominique

Dominique

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Books

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Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

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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.

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

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New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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