Friday 6 May 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Shannon Shakespeare in Mission and Gabriela Aguilar.
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 Car, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or DND.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1977 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Gabriela Aguilar: Miss Costa Rica Universe (1997).
- Shannon Shakespeare in Mission: British Columbia; 100 metre swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Trent Steed in Sydney: New South Wales, Australia; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Rosie Marcel: TV Actress.
- Christophe Brandt: Belgian cyclist.
- Marc Chouinard: French Canadian ice hockey player.
- Mark Eaton: American ice hockey player and coach.
- Beatles at Hollywood Bowl, released in the UK
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
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
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