Friday December 16, 1977
US date format: 12/16/1977, UK date format: 16/12/1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 René Redzepi and Éric Bélanger.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
The Choirboys, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Immigrants by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Newcomers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Blackjack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1977?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- Mikhail Baryshnikov's 1976 production of Tchaikovsky's beloved ballet ''The Nutcracker'' comes to CBS a year after premiering onstage at the Kennedy Center. This adaptation will become the most popular television production of the work.
- Risto Jarva: Finnish director and producer (d. 1977).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Fleetwood Mac - You Make Loving Fun
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Serpentine Fire
- High Inergy - You Can't Turn Me Off (in The Middle Of Turning Me
- ConFunkShun - Ffun
- George Duke - Reach For It
- LTD - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Odyssey - Native New Yorker
- Rose Royce - Ooh Boy
- The Controllers - Somebody's Gotta Win, Somebody's Gotta Lose
- Millie Jackson - If You're Not Back In Love By Monday
- Natalie Cole - Our Love
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 16, 1977?
On December 16, 1977 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 16, 1977?
On December 16, 1977 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 16, 1977?
On December 16, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 1977?
On December 16, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 16, 1977?
On December 16, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 16, 1977?
On December 16, 1977 several famous people were born including, René Redzepi, Éric Bélanger, Sylvain Distin.
Which famous people died on December 16, 1977?
Famous people died on December 16, 1977 include, Risto Jarva.
What was the number one song in December 16, 1977?
The number one song in the week of December 16, 1977 was You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings in UK.
What were the top hits on December 16, 1977?
The top hits on December 16, 1977 were You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone, How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees, Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings, Floral Dance by The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band in UK.