Wednesday 4 May 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mariano Pernia and Emily Perkins.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Hotel California by Eagles.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Dominos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1977 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Mariano Pernia: Argentine-Spanish footballer.
- Emily Perkins: Canadian actress.
- Nestoras Kommatos: Greek basketball player.
- Mariano Pernía: Argentinian-Spanish footballer.
- John Tripp: Canadian-German ice hockey player.
- The Space Mountain attraction opens in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You
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