Wednesday 21 September 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kārlis Lācis and Andre Pärn.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The American Friend, directed by Wim Wenders, 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 Glenview High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1977 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Kārlis Lācis: Latvian pianist and composer.
- Andre Pärn: Estonian basketball player.
- Brian Tallet: American baseball player.
- US Minister of Foreign Affairs Cyrus Vance dismissed
- A nuclear non-proliferation pact is signed by 15 countries, including the United States and the Soviet Union.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
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