Friday 15 July 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andre Nel and John St Clair.
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 Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Foundation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Indy 500.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1977 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Andre Nel: South African cricketer.
- John St Clair: American football player.
- Peter Afarian: American teenager who was killed on 07/28/1996, 00:45 AM as a passenger in the front seat of the car driven by his friend, Jason Veilleux.
- Rachele Bastreghi: Italian singer-songwriter and musician, a member of the Tuscan group Baustelle.
- Ray Toro: American guitarist (My Chemical Romance).
- Lana Parrilla: American actress
- Faraz Anwar: Pakistani guitarist (Mizraab)
- Kitana Baker: American model and actress
- André Nel: South African cricketer
- John Clair: American football player
- Konstantin Fedin: Russian author and poet (d. 1977).
- Anti-drug campaigner Donald Mackay disappears near Griffith, New South Wales (presumed murdered).
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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
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