Friday July 29, 1977

US date format: 7/29/1977, UK date format: 29/7/1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 29, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Danger Mouse and Greg Burgess. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. In UK I Feel Love by Donna Summer was in the top 5 hits. Mimino, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Super Bug.
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Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

March or Die

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow

Watch Me When I Kill

Directed by: Antonio Bido

Starring: Corrado Pani, Paola Tedesco, Franco Citti, Fernando Cerulli

Cathy's Curse

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

Starring: Alan Scarfe, Beverly Murray, Randi Allen, Dorothy Davis

The Worm Eaters

Directed by: Herb Robins

Starring: Herb Robins, Lindsay Armstrong Black, Joseph Sacket, Robert Garrison


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TV Series

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Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

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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 …

Vivien Leigh

By: Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh A Biography


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


By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of …

The Crash Of '79

By: Paul E. Erdman



What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving


Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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