Saturday 1 October 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1977 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Christel Takigawa: French-Japanese journalist.
- Jeffrey van Hooydonk: Belgian race car driver.
- Alejandro Hernandez: Tijuana, Mexico -- Tennis pro.
- Department Of Energy established
- Elton John honored by Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame
- Peter Schats opera Houdini premieres in Amsterdam
- Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
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