Monday 9 May 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Choi Jeong-yoon and Inigo Landaluze.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to When I Need You by Leo Sayer.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
The Car, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or DND.
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1977 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Choi Jeong-yoon: South Korean actress.
- Inigo Landaluze: Spanish cyclist.
- Maggie Dixon: American college basketball coach (d. 2006).
- Thibault Chapelle: French rower who has won medals in the Olympic Games and World Championships with the French rowing team.
- Averno : Mexican wrestler.
- Mabel Murphy Smythe confirmed as ambassador to the Republic of Cameroon
- Patty Hearst let out of jail
- Hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You
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