Thursday 26 May 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nikos Hatzivrettas and Raina Telgemeier.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1977 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Nikos Hatzivrettas: Greek basketball player.
- Raina Telgemeier: American cartoonist.
- Nikos Chatzivrettas: Greek basketball player.
- Mark Hunter: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Chimaira).
- Misaki Ito: Japanese actress and model.
- Luca Toni: Italian footballer
- Movie Star Wars debuts
- George Willig climbs the South Tower of New York City's World Trade Center.
- Elizabeth II opens the new Air Terminal Building at the Edinburgh Airport.
- The 1977 Aeroflot Ilyushin 62 airplane crash in Cuba kills 69 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
- Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
- Foreigner - Feels Like The First Time
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