Friday 21 January 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Al Baxter and Matt Perry.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, 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 Busting Loose.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or Video Olympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1977 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Al Baxter: Australian rugby union footballer.
- Matt Perry: English rugby player.
- Jerry Trainor: American comedic actor (iCarly).
- Kirsten Klose: German hammer thrower.
- Ulrike Maisch: German runner.
- Phil Neville: English footballer and manager
- U.S. President Jimmy Carter grants an unconditional pardon to hundreds of thousands of men who evaded the draft during the Vietnam War.
- President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Brick - Dazz
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
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