Wednesday 5 October 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lia Rousset and Hugleikur Dagsson.
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 Baseball or Indy 500.
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- Lia Rousset: Alhambra, California -- Sprint kayak (1996 Olympics).
- Hugleikur Dagsson: Icelandic author illustrator and critic.
- Vinnie Paz: Italian-American rapper and producer (Jedi Mind Tricks and Army of the Pharaohs).
- Hair opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 43 performances
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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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