Wednesday 26 January 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Cesar and Vince Carter.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Car Wash by Rose Royce.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, 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 Busting Loose.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1977 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Cindy Cesar: Miss Mauritius-Universe (1997).
- Vince Carter: American basketball player.
- Justin Gimelstob: New Jersey, United States -- Tennis star (1994 doubles USTA Bakersfield).
- Tye Tribbett: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player.
- Margaret Hayes: Actress (Robert Montgomery Presents), dies at 61.
- Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai and Marine Tcherkasova are first to perform a quadruple twist lift, in Helsinki, Finland.
- Katimavik is founded as a volunteer service organization for Canadian youths.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Brick - Dazz
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Aerosmith - Walk This Way
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