Friday 28 October 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lara Antunes and Zoie Palmer.
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.
On TV people were watching Young Ramsay.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DND or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 October 1977 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
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
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
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