Sunday June 12, 1977
US date format: 6/12/1977, UK date format: 12/6/1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Richard Ayoade and Ana Tijoux.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'm Your Boogie Man by KC and the Sunshine Band.
In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits.
A Bridge Too Far, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The House That Jack Built.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 12, 1977?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
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- Pippin closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1944 performances
- 23rd LPGA Championship won by Chako Higuchi
- Ground-breaking ceremonies for President Kennedy library.
- The Supremes perform its final concert together at Drury Lane in London, England and then disbands permanently.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 12, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Foreigner - Feels Like The First Time
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
- Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Hollywood
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Don't Love You Anymore
- The Sylvers - High School Dance
- Tavares - Whodunit
- The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
- The Dramatics - I Can't Get Over You
- Frank Lucas - Good Thing Man
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 12If June 12, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 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?