Friday 14 October 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Garcia and Bianca Beauchamp.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nikola Tesla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Super Bug.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Jeff Garcia: American voice actor.
- Bianca Beauchamp: Canadian fetish and adult model.
- Saeed Ajmal: Pakistani cricketer.
- Carmen Soo: Malaysian model and actress.
- Tina Dico: Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Joey Didulica: Australian-Croatian footballer and manager
- Barry Ditewig: Dutch footballer
- Jeffrey Garcia: American voice actor
- Carl Grimmark: Swedish guitarist (Narnia Saviour Machine Rob Rock and Beautiful Sin)
- Jonathan Kerrigan: English actor and composer
- Kelly Schumacher: American-Canadian basketball and volleyball player
- Bing Crosby: American singer who was a world famed crooner for his mellow baritone.
- Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
- Linda Ronstadt sings the national anthem at the 74th World Series.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
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