Monday February 14, 1977, Valentine's Day
US date format: 2/14/1977, UK date format: 14/2/1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 14, 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 Cadel Evans and Jim Jefferies (comedian).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rob Roy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Air-Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 14, 1977?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 14, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Bread - Lost Without Your Love
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- The Dramatics - Be My Girl
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Deniece Williams - Free
- The O'Jays - Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love)
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
- Brass Construction - Ha Cha Cha (funktion)
- Brick - Dazz
- Latimore - Somethin' 'bout 'cha
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?