Wednesday 11 May 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Armel Le Cléac'h and Victor Matfield.
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.
The Car, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Armel Le Cléac'h: French skipper, made two times second rank in the Vendée Globe sailing competition, in 2008-2009 (first participation) and 2012-2013 (second participation).
- Victor Matfield: South African rugby player coach and sportscaster.
- Pablo Garcia: Uruguayan footballer.
- Janne Ahonen: Finnish ski jumper and race car driver.
- Gonzalo Colsa: Spanish footballer.
- Pablo García: Uruguayan footballer.
- Ted Turner manages an Atlanta Braves game
- Hamburger SV wins 17th soccer Europe Cup II.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
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
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