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Thursday 29 December 1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elodie Kulik and Katherine Moennig. 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 Black Marble by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jappening con Ja. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Zork or Air-Sea Battle.
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 ?

The Professionals

Written by: Brian Clemens

Starring: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mind Your Language

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: Barry Evans, George Camiller, Jacki Harding, Zara Nutley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Cousteau Odyssey

Starring: Theodore Strauss, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Country: United States

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Soap

Written by: Susan Harris

Starring: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon

Country: United States

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Secret Army

Written by: Gerard Glaister

Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

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 ?

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

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Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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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 ?

The Black Marble

By: Joseph Wambaugh

He is a damned good cop -- a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle.

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The Thorn Birds

By: Colleen McCullough

“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall ...

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The Honorable Schoolboy

By: John le Carré

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library / First Edition Society, 1977. First edition. Full-leather. Bound in orange brown full leather with raised bands, gilt-decorated and -titled, all edges gilt.

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Delta Of Venus

By: Anais Nin

"Delta of Venus joyously explores the art of human sexuality. Anais Nin's writing style is at once lyrical and straightforward. While she leaves no doubt in the reader's mind just what

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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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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Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


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