Tuesday 25 October 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anita Rani and The Alchemist.
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.
On TV people were watching James at 16.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 October 1977 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Anita Rani: Journalist.
- The Alchemist: American rapper DJ and producer (The Whooliganz and Gangrene).
- Yehonathan Gatro: Israeli singer and actor.
- Birgit Prinz: German footballer and psychologist.
- Rakan Rushaidat: Croatian actor.
- Kateryna Serebrianska: Ukrainian gymnast
- Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
- Seychelles recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- The last natural smallpox case is discovered in Merca district, Somalia. The WHO and the CDC consider this date the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination and, by extension, of modern science.
- Space Shuttle program: Last test taxi flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise.
- Hong Kong police forces attack the ICAC headquarters.
- ''Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols'' is released in the United Kingdom.
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
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
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