Saturday February 19, 1977
US date format: 2/19/1977, UK date format: 19/2/1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 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 Ola Salo and Gianluca Zambrotta.
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 Indy 500 or Blackjack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 1977?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Shuttle Enterprise makes 1st Test flight atop a 747 jetliner
- 19th Grammy Awards: "This Masquerade", Starland Vocal Band.
- Doug Walters scores 250 versus New Zealand, 217 stand for 7th wicket with Gilmour.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 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 19If February 19, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 25 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?