Friday 27 May 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tommie van der Leegte and Abderrahmane Hammad.
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 Depthcharge or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1977 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Tommie van der Leegte: Dutch footballer.
- Abderrahmane Hammad: Algerian high jumper.
- Mahela Jayawardene: Sri Lankan cricketer.
- 2 Boeing 747s by Pan Am and KLM collide in Canary Islands, killing 582
- New York City fines George Willig 1 cent for each of 110 stories of the World Trade Center he climbed.
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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