Sunday 10 July 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chiwetel Ejiofor and Ahmed Godane.
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 Blackjack or Video Olympics.
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- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Chiwetel Ejiofor: Movie Actor.
- Ahmed Godane: Somali militant leader (d. 2014).
- Schapelle Corby: Australian-Indonesian drug smuggler.
- Jesse Lacey: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Brand New and Taking Back Sunday).
- Sinan Tuzcu: Turkish actor.
- Gwendoline Yeo: Singaporean-American actress
- Norman Paris: orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at age 41.
- Happy End closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 75 performances
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic
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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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