Sunday 20 February 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Ryan and Veronica Ledesma.
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.
Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 Blackjack or Triple Hunt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1977 ?
- Sarah Ryan: Adelaide, South Australia -- Swimmer (1996 Olympics).
- Veronica Ledesma: Miss Universe - Argentina (1996).
- TJ Slaughter: American football player.
- Amal Hijazi: Lebanese singer and model.
- Kristin Smart: German-American student, a 19-year-old freshman at Cal Poly State U. at San Luis Obispo, Ca when she became a missing person.
- Gail Kim: Wrestler
- Bartosz Kizierowski: Polish swimmer
- Stephon Marbury: NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves).
- My Fair Lady closes at St. James Theater NYC after 384 performances
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
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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