Friday July 01, 1977
US date format: 7/1/1977, UK date format: 1/7/1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Liv Tyler and Tom Frager.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) by Bill Conti.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Spy Who Loved Me, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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 House That Jack Built.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Blackjack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1977?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- 84th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats B Stove (46 63 61)
- FC Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam Neth
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1977?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Commodores - Easy
- Slave - Slide
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Johnny Guitar Watson - A Real Mother For Ya
- Enchantment - Sunshine
- Tyrone Davis - This I Swear
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Don't Love You Anymore
- Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently
- Rose Royce - I'm Going Down
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 2 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 6 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?