Sunday 8 May 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Walcott and Pepe Sánchez.
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 A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Surround.
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1977 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Jennifer Walcott: American model and actress.
- Pepe Sánchez
- Joe Bonamassa: American blues rock guitarist and singer.
- Bad Brown: Canadian rapper harmonica player and actor (d. 2011).
- Theodoros Papaloukas: Greek basketball player.
- Chiaki Takahashi: Japanese model and voice actress.
- Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic.
- David Berkowitz pleads guilty in "Son of Sam" 44-caliber shootings.
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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