Thursday 30 June 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lola Odusoga and Mark Van Gisbergen.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) by Bill Conti.
In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits.
Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, 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 Fernwood Tonight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 June 1977 ?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Lola Odusoga: Finland -- Miss Universe - 3rd place (1996).
- Mark Van Gisbergen: New Zealand-born English rugby union player.
- Mark van Gisbergen: New Zealand-English rugby player.
- Justo Villar: Paraguayan footballer.
- Marvel Comics publish Kiss book tributing rock group Kiss
- Yankee DH Cliff Johnson hit 3 consecutive HRs in Toronto
- US President Jimmy Carter cancels B-1A bomber, later "B-1's the B-52".
- US Railway Post Office final train run (New York to Washington DC).
- The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization disbands.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
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