Wednesday 20 July 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julia Syriani and Alessandro dos Santos.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, 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 Foundation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 July 1977 ?
- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Julia Syriani: Miss Universe - Lebanon (1996).
- Alessandro dos Santos: naturalized Japanese footballer.
- Kiki Musampa: Congolese footballer.
- Yves Niaré: French shot putter (d. 2012).
- Alessandro Santos: Brazilian-Japanese footballer.
- Flash flood hits Johnstown, Pennsylvania, kills 80 and causing US$350 million damage.
- Johnstown is hit by a flash flood that kills eighty and causes $350 million in damage.
- The Central Intelligence Agency releases documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
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