Friday 22 July 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maria Jose Lopez and Ezio Galon.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, 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 The Foundation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1977 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Maria Jose Lopez: Miss Ecuador Universe (1997).
- Ezio Galon: Italian rugby player.
- Ingo Hertzsch: German footballer.
- Gustavo Nery: Brazilian footballer.
- Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
- The purged Chinese Communist leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power 9 months after the quotGang of Fourquot was expelled from power in a coup d'état.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
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