Sunday January 16, 1977
US date format: 1/16/1977, UK date format: 16/1/1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ariel Zeevi and Cristina Brondo.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Bad, directed by Jed Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Ceremony Of The Innocent by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Video Olympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 1977?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Brick - Dazz
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Burton Cummings - Stand Tall
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 16, 1977?
On January 16, 1977 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is January 16, 1977?
On January 16, 1977 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 16, 1977?
On January 16, 1977 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 16, 1977?
On January 16, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 16, 1977?
On January 16, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 16, 1977?
On January 16, 1977 several famous people were born including, Ariel Zeevi, Cristina Brondo, Jeff Foster.
What was the number one song in January 16, 1977?
The number one song in the week of January 16, 1977 was You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer in US and Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul in UK.
What were the top hits on January 16, 1977?
The top hits on January 16, 1977 were You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer, I Wish by Stevie Wonder, Car Wash by Rose Royce in US and Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, When A Child Is Born by Johnny Mathis, Don't Cry For Me Argentina by Julie Covington in UK.