Monday 24 October 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Ivan Kaviedes: Ecuadoran footballer.
- Jason Veilleux: American teenager, the driver of a car in which Peter Afarian died on 7/28/1996, 00:45 AM.
- Iván Kaviedes: Ecuadoran footballer.
- Veterans Day is observed on the fourth Monday in October for the seventh and last time. (The holiday is once again observed on November 11 beginning the following year.)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
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