Tuesday May 31, 1977

US date format: 5/31/1977, UK date format: 31/5/1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 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 Eric Christian Olsen and Joachim Olsen. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits. Are You Being Served?, directed by Bob Kellett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Circus.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Events

  • Beatlemania opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances
  • Trans-Alaska oil pipeline completed.
  • Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani becomes heir apparent to throne of Qatar.

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Movies

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Are You Being Served?

Are You Being Served?

Directed by: Bob Kellett

Starring: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, Trevor Bannister

Rollercoaster

Rollercoaster

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: George Segal, Timothy Bottoms, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda

The Other Side of Midnight

The Other Side of Midnight

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone

Fire Sale

Fire Sale

Directed by: Alan Arkin

Starring: Alan Arkin, Rob Reiner, Vincent Gardenia, Anjanette Comer

Cinderella

Cinderella

Directed by: Michael Pataki

Starring: Cheryl Smith, Yana Nirvana, Marilyn Corwin, Jennifer Doyle

TV Series

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Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Seton Dôbutsuki Kuma no ko Jacky

Seton Dôbutsuki Kuma no ko Jacky

A Visita da Cornélia

A Visita da Cornélia

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 3 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

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 …

The David Kopay Story by David Kopay and Perry Deane Young

The David Kopay Story

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Twenty-three years after publishing his story, David Kopay remains the only NFL player who has publicly acknowledged his homosexuality. From psychotherapy to hypnosis to heartbreaking family confrontations to finally surprising acceptance

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?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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