Sunday 20 November 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Josh Turner and Rudy Charles.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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.
On TV people were watching The Cousteau Odyssey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Zork.
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Which were the important events of 20 November 1977 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Josh Turner: American singer.
- Rudy Charles: American professional wrestling referee.
- Daniel Svensson: Swedish drummer and producer (In Flames and Diabolique).
- Maxie Wander: Writer.
- Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions
- Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset.
- Walter Payton (Chicago Bears) rushes for NFL-record 275 yards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
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