Tuesday 22 February 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to New Kid In Town by Eagles.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1977 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Timo Rose: German actor director and producer.
- Hakan Yakin: Swiss footballer.
- Melanie Schnell in Radstadt: Austria; tennis star (1994 semi Surabaya).
- Edith Barrett: Actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Barry Manilow - Weekend In New England
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