Sunday 17 April 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1977 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Chad Hedrick: American speed skater.
- Phil Jamieson: Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Grinspoon and The Wrights).
- Frederik Magle: Danish pianist and composer.
- Ruben Murray: French noted family, son of jazz musician David Murray (sax, clarinet, flute).
- Sizzla: Jamaican dancehall artist.
- Pascal de: Vries; soccer player (FC Twente).
- William Conway: Northern Irish cardinal (d. 1977).
- I Love My Wife opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 864 performances
- Christian-Democrats win Belgium parliamentary election.
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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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