Thursday January 13, 1977
US date format: 1/13/1977, UK date format: 13/1/1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Orlando Bloom and James Posey.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Bad, directed by Jed Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Ceremony Of The Innocent by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Destroyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 13, 1977?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Henri Langlois: French film archivist and cinephile.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 13, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Brick - Dazz
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Burton Cummings - Stand Tall
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 13If January 13, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 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?