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Wednesday 29 June 1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bradley Stryker and Zuleikha Robinson. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) by Bill Conti. In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits. Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fernwood Tonight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal

Country: United States

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New York, New York

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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The Rescuers

Directed by: John Lounsbery

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

Country: United States

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Exorcist II: The Heretic

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Richard Burton, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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The Deep

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Dick Anthony Williams

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fernwood Tonight

Written by: Norman Lear

Starring: Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Frank De Vol, Tommy Tedesco

Country: United States

Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu

Starring: Joseph Bitangcol, Christine Bonnevie, Ricci Chan, Dodo Crisol

Country: Japan


Starring: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

Written by: Manny Mendoza

Starring: Velia Martinez, Ana Margarita Martínez Casado, Luis G. Oquendo, Manolo Villaverde

Country: United States

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 June 1977 ?

  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Supreme Court rules out death penalty for rapists of adults
  • Willie Stargell hits his 400th career HR

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

  • Time: Spain's Premier Adolfo Suarez.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8543
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Earl Ray -- June 20, 1977


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

A Book Of Common Prayer

By: Joan Didion

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

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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 Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By: Erma Bombeck

"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

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Your Erroneous Zones

By: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

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Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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