Wednesday July 13, 1977
US date format: 7/13/1977, UK date format: 13/7/1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 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.
The Island of Dr. Moreau, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Wars or Air-Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 13, 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)
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1977?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 13If July 13, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 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?