Monday 19 December 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elisa Toffoli and Irina Voronina.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
High Anxiety, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Restless Years.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Elisa Toffoli: Italian singer and winner of a competition in 2001 at the Sanremo Festival.
- Irina Voronina
- Maria Joana Parizotto: Miss Universe - Brazil (1996).
- Elisa : Pop Singer.
- Jorge Garbajosa: Spanish basketball player.
- LaTasha Jenkins: American sprinter.
- Nellie Tayloe Ross: 1st woman governor, dies at 101.
- Dutch government of Van Agt / Wiegel forms
- Cyril Ritchard, American actor (Side By Side), dies at age 83 following heart attack during performance in Chicago on November 25 and subsequent coma.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
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