Tuesday 30 August 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elden Henson and Shaun Alexander.
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.
On TV people were watching The Eagle of the Ninth.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1977 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
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
- The Floaters - Float On
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
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