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Monday 31 October 1977, Halloween

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Séverine Ferrer and Sylviane Felix. In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Pete's Dragon, directed by Don Chaffey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Attachments by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Young Ramsay. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Video Olympics.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Pete's Dragon

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale

Country: United States

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld

Country: United States

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Rolling Thunder

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes

Country: United States

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That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Bunuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, ngela Molina

Country: United States

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Oh, God!

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Young Ramsay

Starring: John Hargreaves, Serge Lazareff, Barbara Llewellyn, Louise Howitt

Country: Australia

King Cinder

Starring: Jeremy Arnold, Tony Caunter, Peter Duncan, Michael Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

James at 16

Written by: Dan Wakefield

Starring: Lance Kerwin, Linden Chiles, Lynn Carlin, Kim Richards

Country: United States


Starring: Antoinette Atell

Country: United States

Nikola Tesla

Starring: Mustafa Nadarevic, Rade Serbedzija, Spiro Guberina, Izet Hajdarhodzic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1977 ?

  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
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Sport Games on 31 October 1977

American Football
  • New York Giants - St. Louis Cardinals : 0 - 28
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1977?

  • Time: Highjacked Lufthansa Flight 181 at Dubai airport Inset:s (L-R): woman terrorist by Catherine LeRoy;
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8561
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mstislav Rostropovich -- Oct. 24, 1977


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


By: Judith Rossner

Attachments, by Rossner, Judith

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By: Robin Cook

The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They

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Beggarman, Thief

By: Irwin Shaw

Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

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It Didn'T Start With Watergate

By: Victor Lasky

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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