Tuesday August 16, 1977
US date format: 8/16/1977, UK date format: 16/8/1977
We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on August 16, 1977, here's what our experts found out:
it was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 16, 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 Tamer Hosny .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Hum Kisise Kum Naheen, directed by Nasir Hussain, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1977
while The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling book.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Depthcharge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 16, 1977?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
in Memphis, Tennesee, USA at age 42.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 1977?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 16, 1977?
On August 16, 1977 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is August 16, 1977?
On August 16, 1977 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 16, 1977?
On August 16, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 16, 1977?
On August 16, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 16, 1977?
On August 16, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 16, 1977?
On August 16, 1977 several famous people were born including, Tamer Hosny.
Which famous people died on August 16, 1977?
Famous people died on August 16, 1977 include, Elvis Presley dies of heart ailment at Graceland.
What was the number one song in August 16, 1977?
The number one song in the week of August 16, 1977 was Best Of My Love by The Emotions in US and Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.
What were the top hits on August 16, 1977?
The top hits on August 16, 1977 were Best Of My Love by The Emotions, I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb, (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher by Rita Coolidge in US and Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man, I Feel Love by Donna Summer, Float On by The Floaters in UK.