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Thursday 26 May 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nikos Hatzivrettas 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. Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Poldark. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or DND.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Poldark

Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States

Vise od igre

Starring: Petar Bozovic, Nikola Simic, Zika Milenkovic, Ljiljana Dragutinovic

Oi pantheoi

Starring: Katia Dandoulaki, Angelos Antonopoulos, Lykourgos Kallergis, Faidon Georgitsis

Country: Greece

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Star Wars

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Smokey and the Bandit

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed

Country: United States

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The Car

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley

Country: United States

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Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason

Country: United States

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The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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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)
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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harold Brown -- May 23, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8538
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Mafia -- May 16, 1977

Books

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

The Gamesman

By: Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

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The Chancellor Manuscript

By: Robert Ludlum

Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country

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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 David Kopay Story

By: David Kopay and Perry Deane Young

Twenty-three years after publishing his story, David Kopay remains the only NFL player who has publicly acknowledged his homosexuality. From psychotherapy to hypnosis to heartbreaking family confrontations to finally surprising acceptance

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

DND

DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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DND

DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game


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