Tuesday 26 April 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Johnston and Casey Legler.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1977 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Chris Johnston: Irish rugby player.
- Casey Legler: French artist, model, and former swimmer who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics.
- Jason Earles: American actor.
- Fredrik Eklund: Reality Star.
- McKenzie Westmore: Soap Opera Actress.
- Tom Welling: American actor
- Samantha Cristoforetti: Italian astronaut
- Kosuke Fukudome: Japanese baseball player
- Roxana Saberi: American journalist and author
- New York's famed disco Studio 54 opens.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
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