Wednesday 2 February 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Shakira and Libor Sionko.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Wizards, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Blackjack.
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1977 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Shakira : Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
- Libor Sionko: Czech football player.
- Radio Shack officially begins creating TRS-80 computer
- Burn up of Salyut 4 Space Station (USSR).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Brick - Dazz
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Aerosmith - Walk This Way
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