Tuesday 12 July 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Da Doo Ron Ron by Shaun Cassidy.
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.
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1977 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Brock Lesnar: American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.
- Steve Howey: American actor.
- Neil Harris: English footballer and manager.
- Francesca Lubiani: Italian tennis player.
- Ed Holmes: Actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 66.
- 1st free flight test of space shuttle Enterprise
- John Edrich scores his 100th 100, Surrey vs. Derbyshire at The Oval
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
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