Thursday 15 December 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Fox and Larissa Fontaine in Chicago.
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.
The Gauntlet, directed by Clint Eastwood, 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.
On TV people were watching The Restless Years.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 December 1977 ?
- Catherine Fox: 400m freestyle relay (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Larissa Fontaine in Chicago: Illinois; gymnast (alternate-Olympics-1996).
- Dave Mackintosh: Scottish drummer (Dragonforce).
- Eba: Mongolian entertainer.
- Mehmet Aurélio: Brazilian-Turkish footballer and manager.
- Geoff Stults: American actor and producer
- Wilfred Kitching: English 7th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1977).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Fleetwood Mac - You Make Loving Fun
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
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