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Monday 31 January 1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Naomi Darrell and Mark Dutiaume. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Adolf Hitler by John Toland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Indy 500.
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TV Series

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

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

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Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

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That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

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In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

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 ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

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Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

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The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

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King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1977 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Naomi Darrell: Miss Bermuda-Universe (1997).
  • Mark Dutiaume: Canadian hockey player.
  • Kate Shindle: American actress.
  • Kerry Washington: American actress known for her roles as Ray Charles' wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm/The Thing in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Schaft, Django's wife, in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012).
  • Bobby Moynihan: American comedian (Saturday Night Live).
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Facts:
  • Joe Sewell, Amos Rusie, and Al Lopez elected to baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Frenchman Fran?ois Claustre freed, after 33 months as hostage in Chad.
  • In Louisville, Kentucky, USA three buildings and a car are struck by a falling meteorite.
  • The Centre Georges Pompidou is officially opened by French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Winter Weather -- Jan. 31, 1977
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8521
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Upbeat Mood -- Jan. 24, 1977

Books

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

Adolf Hitler

By: John Toland

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose

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The Hite Report On Male Sexuality

By: Shere Hite

"A riveting document!"NEWSWEEKOver 7,000 men, ages thirteen to ninety-seven, speak out about: What they think of women--as wives, lovers, and friends; why a majority of men like marriage but are not

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Slapstick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

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The Right And The Power

By: Leon Jaworski

First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dominos

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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