Saturday 31 December 1977, NewYear’s Eve
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ildiko Kecan and Donald Trump Jr.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, 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 Abarenbô Shôgun.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Zork.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1977 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Ildiko Kecan: Miss Hungary Universe (1997).
- Donald Trump Jr: son of Donald Trump and Ivana Trump.
- Psy : South Korean rapper, dancer, and producer.
- Didie Schackman: Dutch beauty queen, crowned Miss Holland in 1995.
- Ceza : Turkish rapper.
- Bubbling Brown Sugar closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 766 performances
- Man of La Mancha closes at Palace Theater NYC after 124 performances
- WFAT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
- Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa.
- Cambodia drops diplomatic relations with Vietnam.
- Amir Sheikh Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir Al Sabah becomes leader of Kuwait.
- Ted Bundy escapes from jail in Colorado.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
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