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Saturday 27 August 1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Deco (footballer) and Olivia Lee. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Path Between The Seas by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching SCTV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Zork.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci

Country: United States

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The Hills Have Eyes

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson

Country: United States

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Loved Me

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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Written by: Andrew Alexander

Starring: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Dave Thomas

Country: Canada

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The Making of James Bond - 007

Starring: Janet Woollacott, Lewis Gilbert, Albert R. Broccoli, William P. Cartlidge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Keane Brothers Show

Starring: John M. Keane, Tom Keane

Country: United States

A Year at the Top

Written by: Heywood Kling

Starring: Greg Evigan, Paul Shaffer, Gabriel Dell, Julie Cobb

Country: United States

Hollywood Greats

Starring: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1977 ?

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Famous Deaths:
  • Chicago closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 947 performances
  • Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry Guinee
  • Toby Harrah and Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off New York Yankees' pitcher Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Texas Rangers won 8-2.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Panama Canal -- Aug. 22, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8551
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur Sulzberger -- Aug. 15, 1977


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

The Path Between The Seas

By: David McCullough

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph,

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By: John D. MacDonald

A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

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Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography

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The Dragons Of Eden

By: Carl Sagan

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

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