Friday 15 April 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lisa Bell and Lisa Bell in Rockford.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Annie Hall, directed by Woody Allen, 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 All That Glitters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Depthcharge.
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- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
- Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
- Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
- Saint Hunna.
- Saint Basilissa
- Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
- Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
- Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.
- Lisa Bell: Rockford, Illinois -- Figure skater (1997 Midwestern Sr Champ).
- Lisa Bell in Rockford: Illinois; figure skater (1997 Midwestern Senior Champion).
- Theresa Andrews: American homicide victim; nine months pregnant when she was shot and disemboweled in a primitive C-section by a neighbor, Michelle Bica, who wanted her baby.
- Sudarsan Pattnaik: Indian sculptor.
- Brian Pothier: American ice hockey player.
- Jamie Wall: English racing driver
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Eagles - Hotel California
- 10cc - The Things We Do For Love
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Rich Girl
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