Saturday July 02, 1977
US date format: 7/2/1977, UK date format: 2/7/1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 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 Monica Ivancan and Randy McDowell.
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 Triple Hunt or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 02, 1977?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 02, 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 02If July 02, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 2 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 7 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?