Monday February 28, 1977

US date format: 2/28/1977, UK date format: 28/2/1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 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 Jason Aldean and Pierre Mignoni. 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 Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, directed by John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rob Roy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Air-Sea Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • 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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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris

Country: United States of America

Joseph Andrews

Joseph Andrews

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Ann-Margret, Peter Firth, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid

Airport '77

Airport '77

Directed by: Jerry Jameson

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland

Vanessa

Vanessa

Directed by: Hubert Frank

Starring: Olivia Pascal, Anton Diffring, Günter Clemens, Uschi Zech

Slap Shot

Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

Days to next February 28

If February 28, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 6 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Voyage by Sterling Hayden

Voyage

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A magnificent epic of the sea and a dynamic portrait of turn-of-the-century America.—Publishers Weekly

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

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.


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