Monday 5 September 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alexey Harkov and Rosevelt Colvin.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ABC Weekend Specials.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 5 September 1977 ?
- Alexey Harkov: Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin).
- Rosevelt Colvin: American football player and sportscaster.
- Joseba Etxeberria: Spanish football winger.
- Minoru Fujita: Japanese professional wrestler.
- Nazr Mohammed: American basketball player.
- Marcel Thiry: Belgian writer and Walloon militant (Born 1897).
- RAF kidnap West German work Chairman Schleyer
- Voyager 1 (US) satellite launched toward fly-by of Jupiter and Saturn.
- Cleveland Indians stage first "I hate the Yankee Hanky Night".
- Voyager program: Voyager 1 is launched after a brief delay.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- Commodores - Easy
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
- The Sanford/Townsend Band - Smoke From A Distant Fire
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?