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Monday 28 February 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aki-Petteri Berg NHL defenseman (Team Finland Olympics-bronze-1998 and Debbie Koegel in Norristown. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 The Galton & Simpson Playhouse. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or DND.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin

Country: United States

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Wizards

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Jesse Welles, Bob Holt, Richard Romanus

Country: United States

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The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles, California)
  • Harbor strike in Rotterdam / Amsterdam ends
  • First killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles, California).
  • Elizabeth II opens the Parliament of New Zealand.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Linda Ronstadt -- Feb. 28, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8526
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei Sakharov -- Feb. 21, 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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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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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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Ceremony Of The Innocent

By: Taylor Caldwell

One of this country's most acclaimed novelists returns to late nineteenth and early twentieth century America as the setting for her most personal novel: the parallel stories of a woman 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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Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Zork

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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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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DND

DND

Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game


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