Thursday January 6, 1977, Epiphany
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Zappone and Genevieve O'Reilly.
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 The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 January 1977
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Which were the important events of 6 January 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)
- Genevieve O'Reilly: Actress.
- Amy Zappone: Wolcott, Connecticut -- Miss America - Connecticut (1996).
- Stacey Gartrell in Sydney: New South Wales, Australia; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Defconn : South Korean singer and actor.
- Marc Johnson: American skateboarder.
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1977 ?
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
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