Monday 11 April 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include René Juge and Ezequiel Rodriguez.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Jabberwocky, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All That Glitters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 11 April 1977 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- René Juge: French naval officer, a vice admiral who died on 9 February 1958.
- Ezequiel Rodriguez: TV Actor.
- DJ Fresh: DJ.
- Ivonne Teichmann: German runner.
- Jacques Prevert: French poet and screenwriter (Born 1900).
- Ireland sets fishing zone at 50 miles.
- London Transport's Silver Jubilee buses are launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Eagles - Hotel California
- 10cc - The Things We Do For Love
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Rich Girl
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?