Thursday December 08, 1977

US date format: 12/8/1977, UK date format: 8/12/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 8, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Chabal and Elsa Benitez. In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Dot and the Kangaroo, directed by Yoram Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Newcomers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Circus.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Events

  • 43rd Heisman Trophy Award: Earl Campbell, Texas (RB).

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Movies

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Dot and the Kangaroo

Dot and the Kangaroo

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Barbara Frawley, Joan Bruce, Spike Milligan, June Salter

Capricorn One

Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston

Country: United States of America

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali

Country: United States of America

Candleshoe

Candleshoe

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern

Telefon

Telefon

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lee Remick, Donald Pleasence, Tyne Daly

TV Series

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The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

On Our Own

On Our Own

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone and Friends

Kon hesi baka - Kom gauw terug

Kon hesi baka - Kom gauw terug

Come Back Mrs. Noah

Come Back Mrs. Noah

Days to next December 08

If December 08, 1977 is your birthday you're 42 years, 9 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Women'S Room by Marilyn French

The Women'S Room

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The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who

The Investigation by Dorothy Uhnak

The Investigation

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Is she a loving, devoted mother or a cold-blooded killer? In a peaceful, residential section of Queens, Kitty Keeler’s young sons have gone missing.

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet

Gnomes

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The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book.

The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre

The Honourable Schoolboy

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Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment in the renowned Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, …

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Silmarillion

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“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 08, 1977?

On December 08, 1977 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 08, 1977?

On December 08, 1977 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 08, 1977?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 08, 1977?

On December 08, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 08, 1977?

On December 08, 1977 several famous people were born including, Sébastien Chabal, Elsa Benitez, Matthias Schoenaerts.

What was the number one song in December 08, 1977?

The number one song in the week of December 08, 1977 was You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings in UK.

What were the top hits on December 08, 1977?

The top hits on December 08, 1977 were You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone, Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue by Crystal Gayle, How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings, Floral Dance by The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band, How Deep Is Your Love by The Bee Gees in UK.


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