Sunday 22 May 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alastair Ralphs and Sean Og O hAilpin.
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 Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1977 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Alastair Ralphs: Canadian professional wrestler.
- Sean Og O hAilpin: Irish hurler.
- Dre Bly: American football player.
- Jean-Christophe Péraud: French road and cross-country cyclist racer, he won a silver medal at the Summer Olympics (Beijing 2008).
- A-1 : Canadian bodybuilder and wrestler.
- Dré Bly: American football player
- Tom Chambers: English actor
- Tarmo Mitt: Estonian strongman
- Seán hAilpín: Fijian-Irish hurler and footballer
- Vinnie Potestivo: American casting director and producer
- Martin Trčka: Czech sailor
- Red Sox (6) and Brewers (5) tie single game HR record of 11
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic.
- Final European scheduled run of the Orient Express (94 years).
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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