Thursday 1 September 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aamir Ali and David Albelda.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, 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 Secret Army.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Zork.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1977 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Aamir Ali: Indian television actor.
- David Albelda: Spanish footballer.
- Shoshana Bean: American actress and singer.
- Raffaele Giammaria: Italian race car driver.
- Arsalan Iftikhar: American attorney and Muslim advocate.
- Aaron Schobel: American football player
- Ethel Waters: American singer who, on her 14th birthday, sang at a local club and had a job by 17, making nine dollars a week working "from dusk to exhaustion.
- 1st TRS-80 Model I computer sold
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Commodores - Easy
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- The Floaters - Float On
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
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