Monday May 09, 1977
US date format: 5/9/1977, UK date format: 9/5/1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 9, 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 Thibault Chapelle and Inigo Landaluze.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to When I Need You by Leo Sayer.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
A Special Day, directed by Ettore Scola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Majesty by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 09, 1977?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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- Mabel Murphy Smythe confirmed as ambassador to the Republic of Cameroon
- Patty Hearst let out of jail
- Hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 09, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Tavares - Whodunit
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- The Isley Brothers - The Pride (Part I)
- KC And The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Bootsy's Rubber Band - The Pinocchio Theory
- The Manhattans - It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad
- The Spinners - You're Throwing A Good Love Away
- The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 09If May 09, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 19 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?