Saturday 21 May 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Fuss and Maxime Brunerie.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or Zork.
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1977 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Michael Fuss: German footballer.
- Maxime Brunerie: French political anarchist and terrorist who made an assassination attempt against President Jacques Chirac on 14 July 2002.
- Quinton Fortune: South African footballer and coach.
- Michael Fuß: German footballer.
- Ricky Williams: American football player and coach.
- Ray MacDonald: Thai actor
- Fiddler on the Roof closes at Winter Garden NYC after 167 performances
- SD Padres beat Montreal Expos, 11-8, in 21 innings
- 103rd Preakness: Jean Cruguet aboard Seattle Slew (undefeated) wins in 1:54.4.
- Fire in hotel Duc de Brabant Brussels, kills 19.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
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