Thursday 22 December 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
High Anxiety, directed by Mel Brooks, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1977 ?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Steve Kariya: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Joanna Hughes in Victoria: Australia; gymnast (Olympics-1996).
- Johann Nepomuk David: Composer, dies at 82.
- 36 die as grain elevator at Continental Grain Company plant explodes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?