Tuesday 12 April 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Jane Morris and Alessandro Lorenti.
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 Basic Math or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1977 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Sarah Jane Morris: American actor.
- Alessandro Lorenti: Italian actor, noted at age 12 for his remarkable performances on television.
- Giovanny Espinoza: Ecuadorian footballer.
- Sarah Morris: American actress.
- Jason Price: Welsh footballer.
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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