Saturday 8 October 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
Rolling Thunder, directed by John Flynn, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1977 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Anne-Caroline Chausson: French cyclist.
- Jamie Marchi: American voice actress director and screenwriter.
- Erna Siikavirta: Finnish singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Lordi).
- Giorgos Papasideris: Greek country singer , composer , lyricist (Born 1902).
- Largest baseball crowd in Pennsylvania, 64,924 see Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in fourth National League championship game (Dodgers win pennant).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Commodores - Brick House
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
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