Thursday January 06, 1977, Epiphany
US date format: 1/6/1977, UK date format: 6/1/1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Stacey Gartrell in Sydney and Amy Zappone.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr..
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
The Inheritance, directed by Mauro Bolognini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Illusions by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 06, 1977?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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- EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols
- Mount Nyiragongo erupts in eastern Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo).
- Ocean Park opens in Hong Kong.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
- Brick - Dazz
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Burton Cummings - Stand Tall
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 06If January 06, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 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?