Monday 4 April 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Dancing Queen by ABBA.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Demon Seed, directed by Donald Cammell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 4 April 1977 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Stephen Mulhern: British magician and TV presenter.
- Stephan Bonnar: American mixed martial artist.
- Keith Bulluck: American football player and sportscaster.
- Adam Dutkiewicz: American guitarist songwriter and producer (Killswitch Engage Aftershock and Times of Grace).
- Omarr Smith: American football player and coach.
- Jeno Zador: Composer, dies at 82.
- Grundy, Virginia experienced a major flood that made around $15 million in damages to 228 residential and commercial structures. To date the town is still recovering.
- German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by 2 Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light near his home in Karlsruhe. The ampquotUlrike Meinhof Commandoampquot later claims responsibility.
- The Toronto Blue Jays play their first game of baseball against the Chicago White Sox.
- The Seattle Mariners play their first-ever game of baseball against the California Angels.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Rich Girl
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- 10cc - The Things We Do For Love
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
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