Monday 16 May 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Melanie Lynskey and Lynn Collins.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Air-Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1977
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1977 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Melanie Lynskey: New Zealand actress.
- Lynn Collins
- Emiliana Torrini: Icelandic singer and songwriter.
- Claudia Albertario: Argentinian model and actress.
- Wendy Higgins: Author.
- Emilíana Torrini: Icelandic singer-songwriter (GusGus).
- Jean-Sébastien Giguère: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Jean-Sebastien Giguere: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Dolcenera : Italian singer, songwriter and actress, who rose to fame in 2003, after winning the newcomers' section of the Sanremo Music Festival.
- 5 die as New York Airway helicopter topples on Pan Am bldg in New York City
- Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 round for heavyweight boxing title.
- Five die as New York Airway helicopter topples on the Pan Am Building in New York City.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
Top #10 R&B songs
- Tavares - Whodunit
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Hollywood
- The Isley Brothers - The Pride (Part I)
- It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad - The Manhattans
- The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
- KC And The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- The Sylvers - High School Dance
- Shalamar - Uptown Festival (Part 1)
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?