Thursday January 06, 1977: on this day

About January 6th, 1977, in brief:

  • Historical events: EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols
  • Day of the week: January 6th, 1977 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Kate McKinnon, Rowan Atkinson
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
  • #1 UK song: Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul
  • Popular movie: Casotto directed by Sergio Citti

More about January 6th, 1977? See below for more news and curiosities on January 6th, 1977.

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What day of the week was January 06, 1977?


January 06, 1977 was a Thursday and it was the 6th day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 06, 1977 can also be written as 1/6/1977 in the US and as 6/1/1977 in UK and Europe.

January 06, 1977 in January 1977 calendar

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January 06, 1977: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on January 06, 1977:

  • 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.

January 06, 1977: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 06, 1977: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 6th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 06, 1977: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 06, 1977 is Snake and the associated element is Fire.

Discover the Snake personality and how the Fire Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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January 06, 1977: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 06, 1977 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 06, 1977 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 06, 1977 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 95% full, rising at 06:18 pm and setting at 08:21 am.

The previous full moon was on Jan 05, 1977 while the next full moon would come on Feb 04, 1977.

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Who was born on January 06, 1977?


Famous people born on January 06, 1977:

  • Genevieve O'Reilly

    Genevieve o'reilly is an actress known for her roles in star wars: episode iii - revenge of the sith and rogue one: a star wars story.

  • Arin Hanson

    Co-founder of Game Grumps and a successful entrepreneur.

  • Marc Johnson

    American skateboarder.

  • Stacey Gartrell in Sydney

    New south wales, australia; swimmer (olympics 1996).

  • Amy Zappone

    Wolcott, connecticut -- miss america - connecticut (1996).

  • Defconn

    South korean singer and actor.

  • Manfred Reichegger
  • Yadiletsy Ríos
  • Agnese Virgillito
  • Dalibor Višković
  • Adrianne Wadewitz
  • Damir Mirković
  • Tom Boxer
  • Lisa
  • Ludovic Mirande
  • Quequé (Héctor de Miguel)

Whose famous birthday is on January 6th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 6th:

  • Kate McKinnon
    Kate McKinnon

    Kate mckinnon is a comedian known for her work on saturday night live and her impressions of famous personalities.

  • Rowan Atkinson
    Rowan Atkinson

    Rowan Atkinson is a British actor, comedian, and screenwriter, best known for his roles in the sitcoms 'Mr.

  • Norman Reedus
    Norman Reedus

    American actor and model, known for his roles in the walking dead's series daryl dixon and murphy macmanus' 1999 film the boondock saints...

  • Adriano Celentano
    Adriano Celentano

    Italian singer-songwriter, actor, and director.

  • Olga Georges-Picot
    Olga Georges-Picot

    French family noted, the daughter of a chinese ambassador.

  • Jérémie Renier
    Jérémie Renier

    Belgian actor.

  • Loretta Young
    Loretta Young

    American actress who had her own television show in the 1950s.

  • Danny Pintauro
    Danny Pintauro

    American actor seen playing young jonathan in the tv sitcom, "who's the boss?".

  • Mickey Hargitay
    Mickey Hargitay

    American physical culturist mr.

  • Danny Thomas
    Danny Thomas

    Deerfield, michigan -- comedian (show).

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How old is someone born on January 06, 1977?


Someone born on January 06, 1977 is:

47 years 4 months old,

or 568 months and 13 days old,

or 2471 weeks and 3 days old,

or 17300 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 06, 1977?

There are 232 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday January 6th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 06, 1977?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on January 06, 1977.

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January 06, 1977: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on January 06, 1977:

  • Maria Teresa Cau
  • Franco Pisano
  • Gerda Walther
  • Niall MacGinnis

What famous deaths happened on January 6th?

Famous deaths on January 6th:

  • Rudolf Nureyev
    Rudolf Nureyev

    Russian-french choreographer and dancer (d. 1993).

  • Sidney Poitier
    Sidney Poitier

    American actor.

  • Silvana Pampanini
    Silvana Pampanini

    Italian film actress from the 1950s.

  • Om Puri
    Om Puri

    Renowned Indian actor known for his versatile roles in films.

  • Pat Harrington
    Pat Harrington

    Jr.

  • Loui Braille

    Inventor of the Braille system, a widely used method of reading and writing for the visually impaired.

  • Genecis Mendel

    Considered the father of genetics, he discovered the basic principles of heredity through his experiments with pea plants.

  • Cicilia Mandela

    South African anti-apartheid activist and politician.

  • Ron Asheton

    Ron Asheton was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the rock band The Stooges.

  • Messiyah Mendel

    Known for his work in genetics and the study of pea plants.

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January 06, 1977: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on 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
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
  • Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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January 06, 1977: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 06, 1977 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 3rd and January 9th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


January 06, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 06, 1977 was You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., according to the music chart for the week January 3rd and January 9th.

January 06, 1977: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on January 06, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 3rd and January 9th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
  2. - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
  3. - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  4. - I Wish
  5. - Car Wash

January 06, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on January 06, 1977 was Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, according to the music chart for the week January 3rd and January 9th.

January 06, 1977: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on January 06, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week January 3rd and January 9th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Don't Give Up On Us
  2. - When A Child Is Born
  3. - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
  4. - Under The Moon Of Love
  5. - Sideshow

January 06, 1977: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on January 06, 1977 was Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love) by The O'Jays, according to the R&B music chart for the week January 3rd and January 9th.

January 06, 1977: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on January 06, 1977 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week January 3rd and January 9th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love)
  2. - I Wish
  3. - Dazz
  4. - Hot Line
  5. - Car Wash

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January 06, 1977: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 06, 1977 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Casotto

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sergio Citti

Starring: Jodie Foster, Michele Placido, Mariangela Melato, Catherine Deneuve, Ugo Tognazzi, Ninetto Davoli, Paolo Stoppa, Carlo Croccolo, Massimo Bonetti, Franco Citti, Gigi Proietti, Anna Melato

Country: Italy

Charleston

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Bud Spencer, Lucretia Love, Herbert Lom, Dino Emanuelli, Jack La Cayenne, Renzo Marignano, Claudio Ruffini, James Coco, Ronald Lacey

Country: Italy

California

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Miguel Bosé, Giuliano Gemma, Malisa Longo, Enzo Fiermonte, Andrea Aureli, Raimund Harmstorf, William Berger, Franco Fantasia, Mario Novelli, Franco Ressel, Dana Ghia, Chris Avram

Country: Italy

Mandinga

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Mario Pinzauti

Starring: Maria Rosaria Riuzzi, Serafino Profumo, Antonio Gismondo

Country: Italy

The Inheritance

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Gigi Proietti

January 06, 1977: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 06, 1977 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Emigrants

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Jan Troell

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Release year: 1976

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Release year: 1976

Pat & Mat

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Marek Benes

Zur See

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Wolfgang Luderer

Starring: Horst Drinda, Jürgen Zartmann, Günter Naumann, Wilfried Pucher

January 06, 1977: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on January 06, 1977 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart

Touch Not The Cat

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Bryony Ashley is well aware that her grand estate, once beautiful and elegant, is now a place of terror and shadow.

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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"Beautiful....Compelling entertainment."--New York Times"A heart-rending epic...truly marvelous."--Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough's sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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A group of German ex-patriots in Brazil are forced to sail five thousand miles through turbulent waters during World War II. They must also face the death threats posed by American and British military power.

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

By:

"She is a wonderful comedian, straight as a hypodermic and a virtuoso of the field suburban living Lovely stuff. "VOGUEIt is the expose to end all exposures--the truth about suburbia: where they planted trees

Adolf Hitler by John Toland

Adolf Hitler

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John Toland, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, has written a definitive biography about Adolf Hitler. It remains the most comprehensive, readable and objective account possible of Hitler's life.

January 06, 1977: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on January 06, 1977 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

history

Who was the US President on January 06, 1977?

On January 06, 1977 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 06, 1977?

On January 06, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 06, 1977?

On January 06, 1977 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about January 6th?

January 6th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 6th day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 6th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2018 moscow-constantinople schism: the chancellor of the ukrainian orthodox church (moscow patriarchate) describes the granting of autocephaly on january 5 to the orthodox church of ukraine as "a secular event."
  • 2018 - Casamance conflict, 13 people are killed by gunmen near ziguinchor (senegal).
  • 2017 - Russian military intervention in syria's civil war: russia begins withdrawal of its forces from syria. russia's aircraft carrier battle group was the first to depart. the united nations declares that the ceasefire is holding "largely".

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What happened in 1977?

1977 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 8th (final) part of Roots is most-watched TV entertainment show to date.
  • Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr President of Hall of Fame
  • CB Savage by Rod Hart peaks at #67

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What was the calendar for January 1977?

January 1977 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Thursday January 6, 1977