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Wednesday 27 April 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Khalid Zoubaa . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or DND.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The White Buffalo

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts

Country: United States

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Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier

Country: United States

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The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza

Country: United States

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Demon Seed

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

¿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

Out of Bounds

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 April 1977 ?

  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stanley Adams: Actor (Lillies of the Field, Thunder Alley), dies at 61.
  • HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in the Netherlands
  • Bloody riots in Soweto, South Africa.
  • 28 people are killed in the Guatemala City air disaster.
  • The Guatemala City air disaster kills 28 people.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Cover design by Dennis Wheeler;
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8534
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: DNA -- Apr. 18, 1977


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

Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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The Age Of Uncertainty

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

Age of Uncertainty, The: A History of Economic Ideas and Their Co by Galbraith, John Kenneth

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By: Liv Ullmann


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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito



Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

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