Tuesday 13 September 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fiona Apple and Ivan De Battista.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, 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 Soap.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 September 1977 ?
- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Fiona Apple: American singer.
- Ivan De Battista: Maltese actor singer director and producer.
- Daisuke Tsuda: Japanese singer-songwriter and drummer (Maximum the Hormone).
- Leopold Stokowski: American noted family, the son of Leopold Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt.
- 1st TV viewer discretion warning-Soap
- General Motors introduces 1st US diesel auto (Oldsmobile 88)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- The Floaters - Float On
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
- The Sanford/Townsend Band - Smoke From A Distant Fire
- The London Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars Main Title
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