Monday 26 December 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
High Anxiety, directed by Mel 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1977 ?
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Fatih Akyel: Turkish footballer and manager.
- Sofia Bekatorou: Greek sailor.
- Adrienn Hegedűs: Hungarian tennis player.
- Brandee Layne: Loving; Miss Mississippi Teen USA (1996).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
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