Friday April 15, 1977

US date format: 4/15/1977, UK date format: 15/4/1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 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 Fernanda Lessa and Lisa Bell in Rockford. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. 3 Women, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Changing by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ein Mann kam im August. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Air-Sea Battle.
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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Movies

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3 Women

3 Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Country: United States of America

Rabid

Rabid

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Country: United States of America

Demon Seed

Demon Seed

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham, Berry Kroeger

Country: United States of America

Audrey Rose

Audrey Rose

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

The Van

The Van

Directed by: Sam Grossman

Starring: Stuart Goetz, Deborah White, Danny DeVito, Harry Morgan Moses

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TV Series

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Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 5 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

Majesty by Robert Lacey

Majesty

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A penetrating, readable biography of the first reigning Queen of England since Victoria, a favorite child of a proud nation to a strong, firmly intelligent monarch whose political savvy in crisis

Haywire by Brooke Hayward

Haywire

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From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 15, 1977?

On April 15, 1977 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 1977?

On April 15, 1977 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 1977?

On April 15, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1977?

On April 15, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 1977?

On April 15, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 15, 1977?

On April 15, 1977 several famous people were born including, Fernanda Lessa, Theresa Andrews, Lisa Bell in Rockford.

What was the number one song in April 15, 1977?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 1977 was Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul in US and Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on April 15, 1977?

The top hits on April 15, 1977 were Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston, Southern Nights by Glen Campbell in US and Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba, Going In With My Eyes Open by David Soul, Red Light Spells Danger by Billy Ocean in UK.


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