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Saturday 24 September 1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daymon Patterson and Frank Fahrenhorst. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Bilitis, directed by David Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Glenview High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Blackjack.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Upchat Line

Starring: John Alderton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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ABC Weekend Specials

Starring: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Country: United States

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Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Eagle of the Ninth

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Christian Rodska, Peter Whitbread, Gillian Bailey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Bilitis

Directed by: David Hamilton

Starring: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau

Country: United States

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Equus

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle

Country: United States

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The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1977 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Estrada closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1st broadcast of Love Boat on ABC-TV
  • Ken Hinton of Canadian Football League's British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Also on cover, Jimmy Carter.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8555
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Housing Costs -- Sep. 12, 1977

Books

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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

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 ...

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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