Saturday July 30, 1977

US date format: 7/30/1977, UK date format: 30/7/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 30, 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 Jaime Pressly and Ian Watkins (Lostprophets). 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 A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Baseball.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon

Events

  • Left-wing German terrorists Susanne Albrecht, Dresdner-Bank.com chairman of the Dresdner Bank in Oberursel, West Germany.
  • United States Senate hearings on MKULTRA are held.
  • The Tandy Corporation TRS-80 Model I computer is announced at a press conference.

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Movies

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Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

March or Die

March or Die

Directed by: Dick Richards

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

Watch Me When I Kill

Watch Me When I Kill

Directed by: Antonio Bido

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

Cathy's Curse

Cathy's Curse

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

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

The Worm Eaters

The Worm Eaters

Directed by: Herb Robins

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

TV Series

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Days to next July 30

If July 30, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion

A Book Of Common Prayer

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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

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

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.

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

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New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

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Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA


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