Friday July 08, 1977
US date format: 7/8/1977, UK date format: 8/7/1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Milo Ventimiglia and Paolo Tiralongo.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1977?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 1977?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Commodores - Easy
- Slave - Slide
- Enchantment - Sunshine
- Johnny Guitar Watson - A Real Mother For Ya
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Tyrone Davis - This I Swear
- The Isley Brothers - Livin' In The Life
- Lou Rawls - See You When I Git There
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Baby Don't Change Your Mind
Make this day unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next July 08If July 08, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 2 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?