Saturday November 26, 1977

US date format: 11/26/1977, UK date format: 26/11/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ivan Basso and Paris Lenon. In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Street Racer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Events

  • 'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.

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Movies

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The Goodbye Girl

The Goodbye Girl

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

Country: United States of America

The Pack

The Pack

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Hope Alexander-Willis, Richard B. Shull, R.G. Armstrong

The Turning Point

The Turning Point

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tom Skerritt

Semi-Tough

Semi-Tough

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Robert Preston

Black Joy

Black Joy

Directed by: Anthony Simmons

Starring: Norman Beaton, Trevor Thomas, Dawn Hope, Floella Benjamin

TV Series

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The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Secret Army

Secret Army

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Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Days to next November 26

If November 26, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 8 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

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The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre

The Honourable Schoolboy

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Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment in the renowned Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, …

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The Amityville Horror

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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,

Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw

Beggarman, Thief

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Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus

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An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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