Friday 26 August 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Therese Alshammar and Liam Botham.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching SCTV.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Space Wars.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1977 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Therese Alshammar: Swedish swimmer.
- Liam Botham: English rugby player and cricketer.
- Saeko Chiba: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Trần Hà: Vietnamese singer producer and dancer.
- Simone Motta: Italian footballer.
- Morris Peterson: American basketball player and coach
- Dominic Treadwell-Collins: English television producer
- Frank Martinus Arion forms Surinamese Writers group 77
- The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Commodores - Easy
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
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