Thursday 10 November 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Berger and Destra Garcia.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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.
On TV people were watching Passe-Partout.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 November 1977 ?
- Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States Marine Corps Birthday
- Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
- Ancient Latvia - Martini
- R.C. Saints - Pope Leo I the Great
- Turkey - Day of Remembrance of Ataturk
- Stephanie Berger: Miss Universe - Switzerland (1996).
- Destra Garcia: World Music Singer.
- Brittany Murphy: American actress (Born 1977).
- Josh Barnett: American mixed martial artist and wrestler.
- Won Bin: South Korean actor.
- Amsterdam: RAF-terrorists Gert Schneider / Christof Wackernagel arrested
- Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (New York City).
- The Bee Gees release the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever, which will go on to become the then best selling album of all time.
- Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to make an official visit to Israel, when he meets with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, seeking a permanent peace settlement.
- TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashes at Madeira Airport, Funchal, Portugal, killing 131 and leaving 33 survivors.
- British Airways inaugurates regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
- TCP/IP test succeeds connecting 3 ARPANET nodes (of 111), in what eventually becomes the Internet protocol.ampquotTCP/IPampquot, LivingInternet, 2008, webpage: LivingI-tcpip.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
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