Wednesday 13 July 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ashley Scott and Merwan Rim.
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.
Shock Waves, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Haywire by Brooke Hayward was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 13 July 1977
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Which were the important events of 13 July 1977 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
Famous Birthdays:13 July
- New York City, amidst a period of financial and social turmoil experiences a blackout lasting nearly 24 hours that leads to widespread fires and looting.
- Somalia declares war on Ethiopia, starting the Ethiopian-Somali War.
- The New York City blackout of 1977 lasts for 25 hours, resulting in looting and other disorder.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
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 #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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?