Thursday 15 September 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 15 September 1977 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Tom Hardy: English actor.
- Mark Tacher: TV Actor.
- Jason Terry: American basketball player.
- Chimamanda Adichie: Nigerian author poet and playwright.
- Angela Aki: Japanese singer-songwriter.
- Sophie Dahl: English model and author
- Leander Jordan: American football player
- Marisa Ramirez: American actress
- Man of La Mancha opens at Palace Theater NYC for 124 performances
- Orioles forfeit to Blue Jays when mgr Earl Weaver pulls team off field in 5th citing hazardous condition (small tarpaulin on bullpen mound)
- President Carter meets with 15 record company execs
- Rock Music Award
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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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