Tuesday 8 February 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Turcotte and Danny Buday.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Wizards, directed by Ralph Bakshi, 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 Take Hart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Space Wars.
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1977 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Mathieu Turcotte: Canadian short-track speed skater.
- Danny Buday: American award-winning filmmaker who wrote, directed, and produced the feature film Five Star Day, starring Cam Gigandet and Jena Malone.
- Pooch Hall: TV Actor.
- Barry Hall: Australian footballer.
- Bridgette Kerkove: American porn actress director and producer.
- Roman Kostomarov: Russian ice dancer
- Yucef Merhi: Venezuelan-American poet and graphic designer
- Christian Vasquez: Filipino model and actor
- Eivind Groven: Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist (Born 1901).
- Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced due to
- Earthquake in San Francisco, California, at 5.0, strongest since 1966.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Brick - Dazz
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Bread - Lost Without Your Love
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