Thursday 7 April 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Silvana Arias .
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.
On TV people were watching Out of Bounds.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basic Math or Dominos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 April 1977 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Siegfried Buback: German lawyer and politician Attorney General of Germany (d. 1977).
- Toronto Blue Jays' first game, they beat Chicago Cubs 9-5.
- Consumer Product Safety Commission bans the flame-retardant chemical "TRIS".
- German Federal prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.
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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