Saturday 15 October 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Erin McKeown and David Trezeguet.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, 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 Nikola Tesla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Indy 500.
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1977 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Erin McKeown: American musician.
- David Trezeguet: French-Argentine football player, striker.
- Polow da Don: American rapper and producer.
- Masato Kawabata: Japanese race car driver.
- Patricio Urrutia: Ecuadorian footballer.
- Ralph Truman: Actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77.
- Don Ritchie runs world record 100 mile (11:30:51)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
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