Saturday 16 April 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hayes MacArthur and Tameka Empson.
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 Indy 500 or Zork.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1977 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Hayes MacArthur: Movie Actor.
- Tameka Empson: English actress and screenwriter.
- Florentijn Hofman: Dutch sculptor.
- Fredrik Ljungberg: Swedish footballer.
- Alek Wek: Sudanese-English model.
- Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia
- At the West Coast Computer Faire in SanFrancisco, California, Commodore demonstrates the PET 2001 computer, and Apple Computer introduces the Apple II. Both feature a 6502 processor and 4 kB RAM, both targeting the home computer user. The PET is a complete unit, incorporating a monochrome display and cassette storage, whereas the Apple II uses a color TV display and external storage.
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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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