Tuesday 31 May 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Debbie King and Eric Christian Olsen.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1977 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Debbie King: English TV presenter.
- Eric Christian Olsen: American actor.
- Petr Tenkrat: Czech ice hockey player.
- Eric Olsen: TV Actor.
- Theodoros Baev: Bulgarian-born Greek volleyball player.
- Phil Devey: Canadian baseball player
- Domenico Fioravanti: Italian swimmer
- Scott Klopfenstein: American singer-songwriter and trumpet player (Reel Big Fish The Littlest Man Band The Scholars and Nuckle Brothers)
- Greg Leeb: Canadian ice hockey player
- Joachim Olsen: Danish shot putter and politician
- Joel Ross: English radio and television host
- June Sarpong: British television presenter
- Moses Sichone: Zambian footballer
- Petr Tenkrát: Czech ice hockey player
- William Castle: American director producer and screenwriter (d. 1977).
- Beatlemania opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances
- Trans Alaska oil pipeline completed
- Trans-Alaska oil pipeline completed.
- Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani becomes heir apparent to throne of Qatar.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
- Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
- Foreigner - Feels Like The First Time
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
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