Thursday 17 February 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wong Choong Hann and Erin Cardillo.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Wizards, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Galton & Simpson Playhouse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1977 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Wong Choong Hann: Malaysian badminton player.
- Erin Cardillo: American actress producer and screenwriter.
- Wong Hann: Malaysian badminton player.
- Bob Katsionis: Greek keyboard player (Firewind Nightfall and Septicflesh).
- Quincy Howe: Newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Bread - Lost Without Your Love
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
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