Friday 16 December 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Belanger and Éric Bélanger.
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 Dominos or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1977 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Eric Belanger: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Éric Bélanger: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Sylvain Distin: French footballer.
- Risto Jarva: Finnish director and producer (d. 1977).
- Mikhail Baryshnikov's 1976 production of Tchaikovsky's beloved ballet ''The Nutcracker'' comes to CBS a year after premiering onstage at the Kennedy Center. This adaptation will become the most popular television production of the work.
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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