Thursday 8 December 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elsa Benitez and Sebastien Chabal.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Saturday Night Fever, directed by John Badham, 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 The Restless Years.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1977 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Elsa Benitez: Mexican supermodel.
- Sebastien Chabal: French rugby union footballer.
- Sébastien Chabal: Spectacular and peculiar international rugby player.
- Francesca Inaudi: Italian actress, who has appeared in a large number of films and TV-series, receiving her second nomination for a Nastro d'Argento in 2007 for Paolo Virzì's "Napoleon and Me.
- Elsa Benítez: Mexican model and television host.
- Priit Narusk: Estonian skier
- Ryan Newman: American race car driver
- Aleksandra Olsza: Polish tennis player
- Anita Weyermann: Swiss runner and journalist
- 43rd Heisman Trophy Award: Earl Campbell, Texas (RB).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Fleetwood Mac - You Make Loving Fun
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