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Monday 24 October 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ivan Kaviedes and Jason Veilleux. 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 Illusions by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching James at 16. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 October
Facts:
  • Veterans Day is observed on the fourth Monday in October for the seventh and last time. (The holiday is once again observed on November 11 beginning the following year.)

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Sport Games on 24 October 1977

NFL
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  • Minnesota Vikings - Los Angeles Rams : 3 - 35
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mstislav Rostropovich -- Oct. 24, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8560
  • Time: Cover story on U.S.-Israeli relations

Books

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

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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The Second Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

A taut and gripping tale that sets police detective Edward Delaney on the trail of a vicious criminal in New York’s art worldA month ago, world-renowned artist Victor Maitland was found

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The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

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At Random

By: Bennett Cerf

“I’ve got the name for our publishing operation. We just said we were going to publish a few books on the side at random.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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