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Thursday 26 May 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luca Toni and Raina Telgemeier. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Cinderella, directed by Michael Pataki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Air-Sea Battle.
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What the sky looked like on 26 May 1977

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Movies

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

Cinderella

Directed by: Michael Pataki

Starring: Cheryl Smith, Yana Nirvana, Marilyn Corwin, Jennifer Doyle

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Young Lady Chatterley

Directed by: Alan Roberts

Starring: Harlee McBride, Peter Ratray, William Beckley, Ann Michelle

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The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Country: United States

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Amar Akbar Anthony

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh

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The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

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Rock Follies of '77

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Esther Waters

Directed by: Ian Dalrymple

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Get It Together

Directed by: Not specifed

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Ein Mann kam im August

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Movie Star Wars debuts
  • George Willig climbs the South Tower of New York City's World Trade Center.
  • Elizabeth II opens the new Air Terminal Building at the Edinburgh Airport.
  • The 1977 Aeroflot Ilyushin 62 airplane crash in Cuba kills 69 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 1977 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

How To Save Your Own Life

By: Erica Jong

Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

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Oliver'S Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall ...

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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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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Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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