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Tuesday 25 October 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include The Alchemist and Anita Rani. 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 Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching James at 16. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or DND.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Grard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Country: United States

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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


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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1977 ?

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
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  • Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
  • Seychelles recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • The last natural smallpox case is discovered in Merca district, Somalia. The WHO and the CDC consider this date the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination and, by extension, of modern science.
  • Space Shuttle program: Last test taxi flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise.
  • Hong Kong police forces attack the ICAC headquarters.

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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


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

Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography

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Daniel Martin

By: John Fowles

A new trade paperback edition of "a masterpiece of symbolically charged realism....Fowles is the only writer in English who has the power, range, knowledge, and wisdom of a Tolstoy

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

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

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The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

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