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Wednesday 28 December 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keremcem and Derrick Brew. In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. High Anxiety, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jappening con Ja. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math 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 this week ?

When Havoc Struck

Starring: Glenn Ford

Country: United States

World War II: G.I. Diary

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

Hinge and Bracket

Starring: Patrick Fyffe, George Logan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Shepherd's Pie

Starring: Jean Shepherd

Country: United States

The Adventures of Hammy the Hamster

Country: United States

Movies

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

High Anxiety

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman

Country: United States

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The Gauntlet

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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The Goodbye Girl

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings

Country: United States

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Franois Truffaut, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: New Empire of Faith' Inset: Menachem Begin
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cooking Craze -- Dec. 19, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8568

Books

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

Sleeping Murder

By: Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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Trinity

By: Leon Uris

Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that ...

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Storm Warning

By: Jack Higgins

During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

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To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

DND

DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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