Saturday 17 December 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1977 ?
- Samuel Pahlsson: Swedish hockey player.
- Oxana Fedorova (?????? ????????): Miss Universe 2002.
- Arnaud Clement: French tennis player.
- Oxana Fedorova: Russian model actress and singer Miss Universe 2002.
- Samuel Påhlsson: Swedish ice hockey player.
- Arnaud Clément: French tennis player who turned professional in 1996 and won his first ATP world tour title in 2000 and reached the final of the Australian Open in 2001. In July 2007 he and Michael Llodra won the men's doubles at Wimbledon but later that year the pair lost in the US Open. Clement holds several titles in singles and doubles. He lives with the singer Nolwenn Leroy.
- Katheryn Winnick: TV Actress
- Maria Brink: Metal Singer
- Elvis Costello and The Attractions 1st US TV appearance (SNL)
- Bobby Simpson scores 176 Australia versus India at the WACA, aged 41.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Fleetwood Mac - You Make Loving Fun
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