Tuesday March 01, 1977
US date format: 3/1/1977, UK date format: 1/3/1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Esther Cañadas and Thomas VDB.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, directed by John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rob Roy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 01, 1977?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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- Bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards.
- US extends territorial waters to 200 miles.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Al Stewart - Year Of The Cat
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Barry Manilow - Weekend In New England
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
- Facts Of Life - Sometimes
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Enchantment - Gloria
- Latimore - Somethin' 'bout 'cha
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - At Midnight (My Love Will Lift You Up)
- The Dramatics - Be My Girl
- Aretha Franklin - Look Into Your Heart
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If March 01, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 6 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 3 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?