Thursday 12 May 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Monique de Bruin in Portland and Rebecca Herbst.
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.
Smokey and the Bandit, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Zork or Video Olympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1977 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Monique de Bruin in Portland: Oregon; fencer-foil (Olympics-1996).
- Rebecca Herbst: American actress.
- Lorena Bernal: Argentine/Spanish model and actress.
- Graeme Dott: Scottish snooker player and coach.
- 1st quadrophonic concert (Pink Floyd in London)
- Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation
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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