Wednesday 19 January 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris 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 19 January 1977 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Lauren Etame Mayer: Cameroonian footballer.
- Anne Miller in Midland: Michigan; tennis star (1995 Darmstadt Germany).
- Cocco : Japanese singer-songwriter.
- Lauren : Cameroonian footballer.
- Nicole : Chilean singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Benjamin Ayres: Canadian actor director and photographer
- Taliesin Jaffe in Venice: California; actor (Willy - Hail to the Chief).
- Alexis Bellino: Reality Star
- Z-Ro : Rapper
- EpicLLOYD : YouTube Star
- Geraldine Brooks: Actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings), dies at 51.
- US President Gerald Ford pardons Iva Toguri (Tokyo Rose), convicted in 1949 of treason, as witness testimony included lies under threat by the FBI and occupation police.
- Ernie Banks elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
- Rare snow flurries in southeast Florida, USA.
- Snow falls in Miami, Florida. This is the only time in the history of the city that snow has fallen. It also fell in the Bahamas.
- Francine Irving Neff's term as Treasurer of the US ends.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Brick - Dazz
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
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