Saturday 26 February 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roma Syria and Shane Williams.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to New Kid In Town by Eagles.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Galton & Simpson Playhouse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1977 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Roma Syria: Italian singer, pro as a teenager singing pop music.
- Shane Williams: Welsh rugby player.
- Calli Cox: American porn actress.
- Marty Reasoner: American ice hockey player and coach.
- Greg Rikaart: American actor.
- Tim Thomas: NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers).
- Josh Towers: American baseball player and sportscaster
- 1st flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747)
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Barry Manilow - Weekend In New England
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