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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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

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Movies

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Bad

Bad

Directed by: Jed Johnson

Starring: Cyrinda Foxe, Matthew Anton, Cathy Roskam, Carroll Baker

Khoon Pasina

Khoon Pasina

Directed by: Rakesh Kumar

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rekha, Nirupa Roy

Carrie

Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Country: United States of America

Assault on Precinct 13

Assault on Precinct 13

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West

Country: United States of America

Up!

Up!

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Edward Schaaf, Robert McLane, Elaine Collins, Candy Samples

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TV Series

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The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

Zur See

Zur See

Directed by: Wolfgang Luderer

Starring: Horst Drinda, Jürgen Zartmann, Günter Naumann, Wilfried Pucher

Days to next January 16

If January 16, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

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.


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