Friday 28 January 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lyle Overbay and Joey Fatone.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Car Wash by Rose Royce.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Busting Loose.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 January 1977 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Lyle Overbay: American baseball player.
- Joey Fatone: American singer (*NSYNC).
- Sandis Buškevics: Latvian basketball player and coach.
- Daunte Culpepper: American football player.
- Matt DeVries: American guitarist (Chimaira Ringworm Six Feet Under and Fear Factory).
- Takuma Sato: Japanese race car driver
- Burt Mustin: Actor (All in the Family, Andy Griffith Show), dies at 92.
- The first day of the Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977, which severely affects and cripples much of Upstate New York, but Buffalo, NY, Syracuse, NY, Watertown, NY, and surrounding areas are most affected, each area accumulating close to 10 feet (3.0 m) of snow on this one day.\ \ \ \ \ Disintegration of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
- The Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977 hits Buffalo, New York and the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Brick - Dazz
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Aerosmith - Walk This Way
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