Saturday 5 November 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jodi Webb and Tuula Puputti.
In that special week of November 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 The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Young Ramsay.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DND or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1977 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Jodi Webb: Miss Utah Teen USA (1996).
- Tuula Puputti: Ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics - 1998).
- Cyril Lignac: French chef and owner of restaurants, also TV presenter of culinary programs.
- Brittney Skye: American porn actress and director.
- Maarten Tjallingii: Dutch cyclist.
- Richard Wright: English footballer and coach
- NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Commodores - Brick House
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
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