Sunday 24 July 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1977 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Arnold Bruggink: Dutch soccer player (FC Twente).
- Lee EunHee: Miss Korea Universe (1997).
- Mehdi Mahdavikia: Iranian football player.
- Aitor Perez: Spanish cyclist.
- Danny Dyer: English actor and television presenter.
- Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881
- End of a four day long Libyan-Egyptian War.
- Led Zeppelin presents its last American concert in Oakland, California, at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. A brawl erupts between Led Zeppelin's crew and the staff of the promoter Bill Graham, resulting in criminal assault charges for several members of the Led Zeppelin group including the drummer John Bonham.
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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