Tuesday July 12, 1977
US date format: 7/12/1977, UK date format: 12/7/1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 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 Brock Lesnar and Neil Harris.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Da Doo Ron Ron by Shaun Cassidy.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Air-Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 12, 1977?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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- 1st free flight test of space shuttle Enterprise
- John Edrich scores his 100th 100, Surrey vs. Derbyshire at The Oval
- Ed Holmes: Actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 12, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Easy
- Slave - Slide
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Enchantment - Sunshine
- The Isley Brothers - Livin' In The Life
- Tyrone Davis - This I Swear
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Lou Rawls - See You When I Git There
- Johnny Guitar Watson - A Real Mother For Ya
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Baby Don't Change Your Mind
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 12If July 12, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 2 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 24 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?