Saturday 19 February 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vittorio Grigolo and Ola Salo.
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 Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Galton & Simpson Playhouse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 February 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)
- Vittorio Grigolo: Italian opera singer.
- Ola Salo: Swedish singer-songwriter and keyboard player (The Ark).
- Andrew Sorkin: American journalist and author.
- Gianluca Zambrotta: Italian footballer and manager.
- 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 1977 ?
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
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