Tuesday 13 December 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Saturday Night Fever, directed by John Badham, 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..
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Which were the important events of 13 December 1977 ?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Tupele Dorgu: English actress.
- Sascha Kindred: British Paralympic swimmer.
- Peter Stringer: Irish rugby union footballer.
- 14 University of Evansville basketball players die in plane crash
- Entire University of Evansville basketball team (14 players) die in plane crash.
- A DC-3 aircraft chartered from the Indianapolis-based National Jet crashes near Evansville Regional Airport, killing 29, including the University of Evansville basketball team, support staff and boosters of the team.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Fleetwood Mac - You Make Loving Fun
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