Monday 4 July 1977, US Independence Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Orri Dýrason and Jonas Kjellgren.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Foundation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1977 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Orri Dýrason: Icelandic drummer (Sigur Rós).
- Jonas Kjellgren: Swedish singer guitarist and producer (Scar Symmetry Centinex Raubtier and Carnal Forge).
- Zoe Naylor: Australian actress journalist and producer.
- Gersh Budker: Ukrainian-Russian physicist and academic (d. 1977).
- Cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
- Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
- Red Sox wallop a major league-record 8 HRs beating Toronto 9-6
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
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