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Saturday 26 March 1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bianca Kajlich and Seth Lakeman. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. The Eagle Has Landed, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Bounds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Combat.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Eagle Has Landed

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph

Country: United States

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Directed by: John Lounsbery

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy

Country: United States

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The Message

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara

Country: United States

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Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Out of Bounds

Starring: Melvin McClymont, John Price, Barbara Slater, Barrie Houghton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Galton & Simpson Playhouse

Starring: John Bird, Richard Briers, Charles Gray, Roy Kinnear

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Take Hart

Starring: Tony Hart, Colin Bennett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer

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Busting Loose

Written by: Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman

Starring: Adam Arkin, Paul Sylvan, Greg Antonacci, Danny Goldman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1977 ?

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
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  • Elvis Costello releases his first record "Less Than Zero".
  • Focus on the Family is founded by Dr. James Dobson.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chianq Ch'ing and Mao -- Mar. 21, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8529
  • Time: Background by B Cadge.


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


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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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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The Shining

By: Stephen King

Jack Torrance’s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he’ll have plenty of time to

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The Users

By: Joyce Haber

This shocking novel takes the reader behind the scenes of the New Hollywood, the international crowd, the world of big business, politics, and the syndicate.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

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