Friday 24 June 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Got To Give It Up (Part 1) by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits.
Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, 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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- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Dimosthenis Dikoudis: Greek basketball player.
- Cas Jansen: Dutch actor.
- Dimos Dikoudis: Greek basketball player and manager.
- Jeff Farmer: Australian footballer.
- Cliff Bayer: NYC, New York -- Fencer-foil (1996 Olympics).
- Andre-Gilles Fortin: Canadian politician (Born 1943).
- IRS reveals Jimmy Carter paid no taxes in 1976
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Foreigner - Feels Like The First Time
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
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