Thursday May 12, 1977
US date format: 5/12/1977, UK date format: 12/5/1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 María José Besora and Lorena Bernal.
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.
A Special Day, directed by Ettore Scola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Majesty by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Depthcharge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 12, 1977?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
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- Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12, 1977?
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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
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Tavares - Whodunit
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- The Isley Brothers - The Pride (Part I)
- KC And The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Bootsy's Rubber Band - The Pinocchio Theory
- The Manhattans - It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad
- The Spinners - You're Throwing A Good Love Away
- The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 12If May 12, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 13 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 12, 1977?
On May 12, 1977 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is May 12, 1977?
On May 12, 1977 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 12, 1977?
On May 12, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 12, 1977?
On May 12, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 12, 1977?
On May 12, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 12, 1977?
On May 12, 1977 several famous people were born including, María José Besora, Monique de Bruin in Portland, Lorena Bernal.
What was the number one song in May 12, 1977?
The number one song in the week of May 12, 1977 was When I Need You by Leo Sayer in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart in UK.
What were the top hits on May 12, 1977?
The top hits on May 12, 1977 were When I Need You by Leo Sayer, Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder, Hotel California by Eagles in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart, Free by Deniece Williams, Ain't Gonna Bump No More by Joe Tex in UK.