Wednesday January 19, 1977
US date format: 1/19/1977, UK date format: 19/1/1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 1977). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Candice Hillebrand and Anne Miller in Midland.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Adolf Hitler by John Toland was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 19, 1977?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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- US President Gerald Ford pardons Iva Toguri (Tokyo Rose), convicted in 1949 of treason, as witness testimony included lies under threat by the FBI and occupation police.
- Geraldine Brooks: Actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 19, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Brick - Dazz
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?