Saturday 20 August 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mayra Veronica and Ivar Ingimarsson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
The Kentucky Fried Movie, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Making of James Bond - 007.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1977 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Mayra Veronica: Cuban model and actress.
- Ivar Ingimarsson: Icelandic footballer.
- Paolo Bianco: Italian footballer.
- Wayne Brown: English footballer.
- Felipe Contepomi: Argentinian rugby player coach and physician.
- Manuel Contepomi: Argentinian rugby player
- Shockmain Davis: American football player
- A Esmonde: Welsh author director and producer
- Stéphane Gillet: Luxembourgian footballer
- Aaron Hamill: Australian footballer and coach
- Ívar Ingimarsson: Icelandic footballer
- Kevin Navayne: Jamaican-American actor and producer
- James Ormond: English cricketer
- Josh Pearce: American baseball player
- Aaron Taylor: American baseball player
- Mayra Verónica: Cuban-American model and singer
- NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Commodores - Easy
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- Alice Cooper - You And Me
- Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic
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