Friday 8 July 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Milo Ventimiglia and Paolo Tiralongo.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
Orca, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Foundation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Triple Hunt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1977 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Milo Ventimiglia: American actor.
- Paolo Tiralongo: Italian cyclist.
- Wang Zhizhi: Chinese basketball player.
- Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
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