Wednesday 9 March 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent Defrasne and Jonathan Weinstein.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, directed by John Lounsbery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Out of Bounds.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DND or Air-Sea Battle.
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- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
- Vincent Defrasne: French biathlete, who won a gold medal in the 12.
- Jonathan Weinstein: American math champion.
- Yamila Diaz-Rahi: Argentine supermodel.
- Radek Dvorak in Tabor: Czechoslovakia; NHL left wing (Florida Panthers).
- Ariane Sommer: German model, author, television presenter and actress.
- Radek Dvořák: Czech ice hockey player.
- Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th Director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche
- Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Washington DC, siege ended March 11th
- Admiral Stansfield Turner, US Navy (Retired), becomes 12th director of US Central Intelligence Agency replacing acting director Knoche.
- The Hanafi Muslim Siege: In a thirty-nine hour standoff, armed Hanafi Muslims seize three Washington, D.C., buildings, killing two and taking 149 hostage.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Al Stewart - Year Of The Cat
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Rich Girl
- Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
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