Thursday 28 April 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Derrick Wayne Frazier and Derrick Frazier.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DND or Video Olympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 April 1977 ?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Derrick Wayne Frazier: American convicted murderer (d. 2006).
- Derrick Frazier: American murderer (d. 2006).
- Ricardo Cortez: Actor / director (Bad Company, Flesh), dies at 87.
- Andreas Baader and members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly two years in Stuttgart, Germany.
- Christopher Boyce convicted for selling US secrets to the Russians.
- The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure is signed.
- The Red Army Faction trial ends, with Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe found guilty of four counts of murder and more than 30 counts of attempted murder.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
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