Tuesday 4 October 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Caleb Walker and Cabral Ibacka.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul 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 Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Glenview High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Zork.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 October 1977 ?
- Caleb Walker: Family Member.
- Cabral Ibacka: Romanian actor and television presenter.
- Richard Parry: Canadian guitarist songwriter and producer (Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre).
- Jose Ber Gelbard: activist and politician, dies in Washington DC of a heart attack (Born 1917).
- Pier 39 opens in San Francisco, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Commodores - Brick House
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
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