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Sunday July 24, 1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Danny Dyer and Lee EunHee. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. Cathy's Curse, directed by Eddy Matalon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or Street Racer.
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What the sky looked like on 24 July 1977

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Movies

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

Cathy's Curse

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

Starring: Alan Scarfe, Beverly Murray, Randi Allen, Dorothy Davis

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The Worm Eaters

Directed by: Herb Robins

Starring: Herb Robins, Lindsay Armstrong Black, Joseph Sacket, Robert Garrison

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States

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Shock Waves

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch

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Orca

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

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Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

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Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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Rock Follies of '77

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881
  • End of a four day long Libyan-Egyptian War.
  • Led Zeppelin presents its last American concert in Oakland, California, at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. A brawl erupts between Led Zeppelin's crew and the staff of the promoter Bill Graham, resulting in criminal assault charges for several members of the Led Zeppelin group including the drummer John Bonham.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 24, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Condominium

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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A Book Of Common Prayer

By: Joan Didion

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari


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