Thursday September 29, 1977

US date format: 9/29/1977, UK date format: 29/9/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 29, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sasha Rionda and Debelah Morgan. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Julia, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fred Flintstone and Friends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Circus.
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Movies

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Julia

Julia

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

Country: United States of America

Oh, God!

Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States of America

A Piece of the Action

A Piece of the Action

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Denise Nicholas

A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music

Directed by: Harold Prince

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down

Logan's Run

Logan's Run

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
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Events

  • Star Wars Theme / Cantina Band, by Meco hits #1

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Secret Army

Secret Army

Written by:

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Lupin the 3rd

Lupin the 3rd

Written by:

Starring: Yasuo Yamada, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Gorô Naya, Makio Inoue

Country: Japan

Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

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Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

The Investigation by Dorothy Uhnak

The Investigation

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Is she a loving, devoted mother or a cold-blooded killer? In a peaceful, residential section of Queens, Kitty Keeler’s young sons have gone missing.

Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant

Dynasty

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A story of three generations of the Sekloongs, Hong Kong merchant princes. The narrative follows the lives of the Sekloong brothers who are divided by ambition and adultery in a country

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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