Monday 31 October 1977, Halloween
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sylviane Felix and Severine Ferrer.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Pete's Dragon, directed by Don Chaffey, 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 Young Ramsay.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Surround.
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Sylviane Felix: French athlete.
- Severine Ferrer: French singer.
- Sylviane Félix: French sprinter.
- Séverine Ferrer: French singer.
- Joan Tetzel: Actress (Hell Below Zero), dies at 56.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Commodores - Brick House
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
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