Tuesday 9 August 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mikael Silvestre and Cédric Gerbehaye.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
The Kentucky Fried Movie, directed by John Landis, 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 Making of James Bond - 007.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Destroyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1977 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Mikael Silvestre: French footballer.
- Cédric Gerbehaye: Belgian journalist and photographer who has specialized in the Middle East and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- Mikaël Silvestre: French footballer who last played as a defender for Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League.
- Tuncay Çalışkan: Turkish-Austrian martial artist.
- Jason Frasor: American baseball player.
- Chamique Holdsclaw: American basketball player
- Adewale Ogunleye: American football player
- Ime Udoka: American basketball player and coach
- Edward Chapman: Actor (Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75.
- Chris Old completes a century in 37 mins, Yorks vs. Warwicks
- NHL refuses merger of six WHA clubs.
- The military-controlled Government of Uruguay announces that it will return the nation to civilian rule through general elections in 1981 for a President and Congress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Commodores - Easy
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Alice Cooper - You And Me
- Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic
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