Thursday May 19, 1977

US date format: 5/19/1977, UK date format: 19/5/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Natalia Oreiro and Brandon Inge. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Destroyer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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Events

  • Smokey & the Bandit, premieres

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Movies

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The Duellists

The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Country: United States of America

Amar Akbar Anthony

Amar Akbar Anthony

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh

The American Friend

The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Country: United States of America

A Special Day

A Special Day

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

Stroszek

Stroszek

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

TV Series

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Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Sam

Sam

Lucan

Lucan

Days to next May 19

If May 19, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 4 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

How To Save Your Own Life

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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

The Age Of Uncertainty by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Age Of Uncertainty

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Age of Uncertainty, The: A History of Economic Ideas and Their Co by Galbraith, John Kenneth

Condominium by John D. MacDonald

Condominium

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A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

Majesty by Robert Lacey

Majesty

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A penetrating, readable biography of the first reigning Queen of England since Victoria, a favorite child of a proud nation to a strong, firmly intelligent monarch whose political savvy in crisis

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 19, 1977?

On May 19, 1977 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 19, 1977?

On May 19, 1977 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 19, 1977?

On May 19, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 19, 1977?

On May 19, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 19, 1977?

On May 19, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 19, 1977?

On May 19, 1977 several famous people were born including, Natalia Oreiro, Brandon Inge, Kelly Sheridan.

What was the number one song in May 19, 1977?

The number one song in the week of May 19, 1977 was Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on May 19, 1977?

The top hits on May 19, 1977 were Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder, When I Need You by Leo Sayer, Couldn't Get It Right by Climax Blues Band in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart, Free by Deniece Williams, Ain't Gonna Bump No More by Joe Tex in UK.


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