Friday 4 February 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mitra Hajjar and Gavin DeGraw.
In that special week of February 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.
Wizards, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris 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 Circus or Dominos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1977 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
Famous Birthdays:04 February
- Brett Halliday: American engineer surveyor and author (d. 1977).
- Elevated train jumps track, crashes onto Chicago street (11 die, 200 hurt).
- 30th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-3 at Vancouver, BC, Canada.
- A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train rear-ends another and derails, killing 11 and injuring 180, the worst accident in the agency's history.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Brick - Dazz
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Aerosmith - Walk This Way
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