Thursday 27 October 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Pete's Dragon, directed by Don Chaffey, 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 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1977 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Kumar Sangakkara: Sri Lankan cricketer.
- Jiří Jarošík: Czech footballer.
- Sheeri Rappaport: American actress.
- Jiri Jarosik: Czech footballer.
- James M Cain: US writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85.
- Amsterdam businessman M Caransa kidnapped
- NASA launches space vehicle S-200.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 27 October 1977 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?