Wednesday May 04, 1977
US date format: 5/4/1977, UK date format: 4/5/1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 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 Emily Perkins and Toby Schmitz.
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.
The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rock Follies of '77.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 04, 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
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- The Space Mountain attraction opens in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 04, 1977?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- The Isley Brothers - The Pride (Part I)
- Tavares - Whodunit
- KC And The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Bootsy's Rubber Band - The Pinocchio Theory
- Jerry Butler - I Wanna Do It To You
- The Spinners - You're Throwing A Good Love Away
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - Your Love
- The Manhattans - It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 04If May 04, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 11 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?