Tuesday 15 November 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sean Murray and Peter Phillips.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Cousteau Odyssey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dominos or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Sean Murray: American actor.
- Peter Phillips: British royal family, the first born son of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips and grandson of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Edward Loar
- Logan Whitehurst: American singer-songwriter and drummer (The Velvet Teen) (d. 2006).
- Peter Mark Andrew Phillips: 9th in sucession to British throne.
- President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran
- US President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
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