Wednesday 12 October 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1977 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Bode Miller: American alpine ski-racer.
- Carmen Carrillo Vilanova: Miss El Salvador Universe (1997).
- Jessica Barker: Canadian actress.
- Javier Toyo: Venezuelan footballer.
- Doris Davenport: Actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81.
- Throwaway Game Catfish Hunter loses WS 6-1 resting Yank pitchers
- 4th test of space shuttle Enterprise
- Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to University of California Med School
- Psychic Romark attempts to drive blindfolded, smashes into cop van.
- US Supreme Court hears arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to University of California Medical School.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Commodores - Brick House
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
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