Friday February 18, 1977
US date format: 2/18/1977, UK date format: 18/2/1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 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 Kristoffer Polaha and Ike Barinholtz.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rob Roy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 18, 1977?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- George Harrison releases True Love
- Prog 1 of 2000 AD, is launched (issue dated 26 February 1977).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 18, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Bread - Lost Without Your Love
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- The Dramatics - Be My Girl
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Deniece Williams - Free
- The O'Jays - Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love)
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
- Brass Construction - Ha Cha Cha (funktion)
- Brick - Dazz
- Latimore - Somethin' 'bout 'cha
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 18If February 18, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 24 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?