Friday 29 July 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Burgess and Rodney ''Darkchild'' Jerkins.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Year at the Top.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Surround.
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Which were the important events of 29 July 1977 ?
- Greg Burgess: United States -- 200m individual medley (1992, 96 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Rodney ''Darkchild'' Jerkins: American songwriter and record producer.
- Rodney Jerkins: American rapper and producer.
- Danger Mouse: American keyboard player drummer and producer (Gnarls Barkley Broken Bells and Danger Doom).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
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