Sunday 28 August 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1977 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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- Bonnie Lauer wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
- Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year
- New York Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Oregon, winning their second North American Soccer League championship.
- New York Yankees' pitcher Ron Guidry faces just 28 men and beats Texas Rangers 1-0.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Commodores - Easy
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
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