Wednesday 19 October 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, 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.
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1977 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Habib Beye: French-Senegalese footballer.
- Louis-José Houde: Canadian comedian and actor.
- Jason Reitman: Canadian-American director producer and screenwriter.
- Takamasa Suga: Japanese actor.
- Raúl Tamudo: Spanish footballer.
- Mo Twister: Filipino radio and television host
- Louis-Jose Houde: Canadian stand-up comic
- Raul Tamudo: Spanish footballer
- Corpse of kidnapped West German, H M Schleyer, found
- German Autumn: Kidnapped industrialist Hanns-Martin Schleyer is found murdered in Mulhouse, France.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Johnny Rivers - Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')
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