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Wednesday January 26, 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vince Carter and Jerôme Jeannet. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Car Wash by Rose Royce. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while October Light by John Gardner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blankety Blanks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1977

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Movies

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

Suspiria

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé

Country: United States

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Wizards

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Bob Holt, Jesse Welles, Richard Romanus, David Proval

Country: United States

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Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Country: United States

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Camouflage

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Starring: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul, Mariusz Dmochowski

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Bad

Directed by: Jed Johnson

Starring: Cyrinda Foxe, Matthew Anton, Cathy Roskam, Carroll Baker

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TV Series

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

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

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Die drei Klumberger

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The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai and Marine Tcherkasova are first to perform a quadruple twist lift, in Helsinki, Finland.
  • Katimavik is founded as a volunteer service organization for Canadian youths.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 26, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

October Light

By: John Gardner

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. New Directions is excited to reissue the Gardner classics, beginning with October Light, a complex relationship rendered in a down-to-earth narrative.October

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Blood And Money

By: Thomas Thompson

This is a shattering, powerful story. It begins in 1969 when one of Houston's most celebrated young women falls mysteriously ill in a great colonial mansion.

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The Right And The Power

By: Leon Jaworski

First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

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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 ?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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