Saturday 14 May 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jayna Hefford and Cesarina Mejia.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to When I Need You by Leo Sayer.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Smokey and the Bandit, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1977 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Jayna Hefford: Ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics - 1998).
- Cesarina Mejia: Miss Dominican Republic Universe (1997).
- Anca Barna in Cluj: Romania; tennis star (semifinals 1995 ITF Poland).
- Sophie Anderton: English model and reality television personality.
- Ada Nicodemou: Soap Opera Actress.
- Kansas City Royals' Jim Colborn no-hits the Texas Rangers, 6-0.
- Netherlands State Delta Kappa Gamma Society forms.
- Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in four games.
- English football international' Bobby Moore retires.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You
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