Monday August 08, 1977: on this day

About August 8th, 1977, in brief:

  • Historical events: Maurine Stuart, ordained as Zen priest by Eido Tai Shimano Roshi
  • Day of the week: August 8th, 1977 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Faye Wong, Peyton List
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb
  • #1 UK song: Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man
  • Popular movie: That Obscure Object of Desire directed by Luis Buñuel

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What day of the week was August 08, 1977?


August 08, 1977 was a Monday and it was the 220th day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 08, 1977 can also be written as 8/8/1977 in the US and as 8/8/1977 in UK and Europe.

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August 08, 1977: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 08, 1977:

  • Maurine stuart, ordained as zen priest by eido tai shimano roshi

August 08, 1977: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 08, 1977: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 8th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 08, 1977: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 08, 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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August 08, 1977: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 08, 1977 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 08, 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 August 08, 1977 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 23% full, rising at 12:44 am and setting at 04:05 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 30, 1977 while the next full moon would come on Aug 28, 1977.

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Who was born on August 08, 1977?


Famous people born on August 08, 1977:

  • Lindsay Sloane
    Lindsay Sloane

    American actress.

  • Pepe Sánchez

    Argentine former professional basketball player who played as a point guard.

  • Artrell Hawkins

    Artrell Hawkins was an American football cornerback who played in the National Football League for 10 seasons.

  • Garry Tan

    Garry Tan is a prominent venture capitalist and entrepreneur in the technology industry.

  • Dantonio Wiley

    Dantonio Wiley is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League from 2000 to 2008.

  • Daniel Moreira

    French soccer/football player.

  • Nicolas Vogondy

    French road racing cyclist who competed professionally between 1997 and 2013.

  • Franck Dumoulin

    French former competitive swimmer who specialized in freestyle events.

  • Charvis Bowers

    Charvis Bowers was an American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys and Houston...

  • Marsha Ambrosius

    Marsha Ambrosius is a British singer-songwriter and former member of the duo Floetry.

  • Rocky Thompson

    Canadian ice hockey coach and player.

  • Mohammad Wasim

    Pakistani cricketer.

  • Darren Manzella

    American sergeant (d. 2013).

  • Szilard Nemeth

    Slovak footballer.

  • Kurt Bernard

    Costa rican footballer.

  • Deeyah Khan

    Director.

  • Charlotte Ronson

    Designer.

Whose famous birthday is on August 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 8th:

  • Faye Wong
    Faye Wong

    Faye wong is a chinese singer and actress known for her ethereal voice and influential presence in the chinese music industry.

  • Peyton List
    Peyton List

    Peyton list is an american actress known for her roles in the disney channel series jessie and the film diary of a wimpy kid: rodrick rules.

  • Dustin Hoffman
    Dustin Hoffman

    American actor who created some of the most memorable characters in cinema history, winning two oscars, five oscar nominations and an emmy...

  • Robin Quivers
    Robin Quivers

    American radio personality, author, and co-host of howard sternaeur (tm), the nationally syndicated radio show and cable tv show.

  • Esther Williams
    Esther Williams

    American actress and swimmer, who became a swimming champion and became a leading lady in aquatic extravaganzas during the '50s, '60s and...

  • Keith Carradine
    Keith Carradine

    American actor from a theatre family.

  • Rory Calhoun
    Rory Calhoun

    American actor, who has appeared in feature films since 1944, such as "river of no return" (black spurs) and "river of no return".

  • Roger Penrose
    Roger Penrose

    Mathematician and english physicist.

  • Katie Leung
    Katie Leung

    Katie Leung is a Scottish actress best known for her role as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film series.

  • Rena Mero
    Rena Mero

    American wrestler.

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How old is someone born on August 08, 1977?


Someone born on August 08, 1977 is:

46 years 9 months old,

or 561 months and 11 days old,

or 2440 weeks and 6 days old,

or 17086 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 08, 1977?

There are 81 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 08, 1977?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 08, 1977.

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August 08, 1977: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 08, 1977:

  • Edgar Adrian

    The 1932 nobel prize for physiology was shared by sir charles sherrington, an english electrophysiologist.

  • Son Ngoc Thanh (សឺង ង៉ុកថាញ់)

What famous deaths happened on August 8th?

Famous deaths on August 8th:

  • Louise Brooks
    Louise Brooks

    Iconic silent film actress known for her bob haircut and roles in Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl.

  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal

    American actress, who became a broadway star in her broadway debut in 1945.

  • Olivia Newton-John
    Olivia Newton-John

    An american singer, born in australia.

  • Karen Black
    Karen Black

    American actress, who was ten years old when she had her first stage experience.

  • Glen Campbell
    Glen Campbell

    American country and western singer, recording artist, and actor in tv and film.

  • Barbara Bel Geddes
    Barbara Bel Geddes

    Nyc, new york -- actress.

  • Fay Wray
    Fay Wray

    Fay Wray was a renowned actress best known for her role in the classic film 'King Kong'.

  • Richard Deacon
    Richard Deacon

    American actor and singer (d.1984).

  • Alan Napier
    Alan Napier

    American actor, alfred the butler on batman, at 85 years old (born 1903).

  • Ilse Werner
    Ilse Werner

    Actress and singer from the netherlands, german (d. 2005).

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August 08, 1977: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 08, 1977:

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
  • St. Largus
  • St. Cyriacus
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August 08, 1977: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 08, 1977 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 8th and August 14th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 08, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 08, 1977 was I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb, according to the music chart for the week August 8th and August 14th.

August 08, 1977: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 08, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 8th and August 14th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
  2. - I'm In You
  3. - Best Of My Love
  4. - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
  5. - Do You Wanna Make Love

August 08, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 08, 1977 was Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man, according to the music chart for the week August 8th and August 14th.

August 08, 1977: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 08, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 8th and August 14th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Angelo
  2. - I Feel Love
  3. - Float On
  4. - You Got What It Takes
  5. - Ma Baker

August 08, 1977: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 08, 1977 was Float On by The Floaters, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 8th and August 14th.

August 08, 1977: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 08, 1977 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 8th and August 14th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Float On
  2. - Strawberry Letter 23
  3. - Slide
  4. - Best Of My Love
  5. - Devil's Gun

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August 08, 1977: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 08, 1977 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

That Obscure Object of Desire

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

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

The Kentucky Fried Movie

Release year: 1977

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Evan C. Kim, Bong Soo Han, Bill Bixby, George Lazenby

Country: United States of America

August 08, 1977: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 08, 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:

Be My Guest

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Patrick Wright

August 08, 1977: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 08, 1977 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh

By:

Vivien Leigh A Biography

Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

By:

Oliver loved Jenny. Two lonely years later, Jenny has passed away and Oliver Barrett IV feels that he will never, never, love again.

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus

By:

A collection of exotic and richly written erotica from Anais Nin, the mistress of erotica writing in Delta of Venus. Anais Nin creates a magical, lush world where her characters have the most universal of needs and the best of …

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

By:

Reprint of JFK: The Man and the Myth by the best-selling author. This book, which is meticulously documented, reveals the hypocrisy that has gripped the beltway as well as the streets.

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

By:

Robert Ringer, the bestselling author, guides you on the most rewarding and exciting journey of your entire life.

August 08, 1977: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 08, 1977 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

history

Who was the US President on August 08, 1977?

On August 08, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 1977?

On August 08, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 1977?

On August 08, 1977 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about August 8th?

August 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of August. 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 August 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Academy awards: academy of motion picture arts and sciences announces changes to the oscars. this includes a shorter ceremony and a category called "most popular film".
  • 2017 - Battle of marawi. the pentagon is looking into conducting airstrikes on marawi. if approved, this would allow the united states to send troops into the area to fight the isis-affiliated maute and other islamist terror groups. later, a spokesperson denied the claims and clarified that the philippines had not requested such an airstrike.
  • 2016 - 2016 ethiopian protests. more than 50 protesters were killed by ethiopian security force forces in the past few days. the government blocked internet access and restricted journalistic access to the country.

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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 August 1977?

August 1977 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th 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.

Discover how August 1977 calendar looked like.

Monday August 8, 1977