Monday 19 September 1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Akash Chopra and Scott Orlinger.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The American Friend, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Upchat Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Surround.
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Which were the important events of 19 September 1977 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Akash Chopra: Indian cricketer.
- Scott Orlinger: American wrestler.
- Poon Yiu Cheuk: Hong Kong footballer.
- Maria Rita: Brazilian singer.
- Fung Ka Ki: Hong Kong footballer.
- Mike Smith (2000s pitcher): American baseball pitcher
- Aakash Chopra: Indian cricketer
- Kyle Cease: American comedian and actor
- Poon Cheuk: Hong Kong footballer and coach
- Tasha Danvers: British Olympic bronze medallist
- Josef Fares: Swedish director and screenwriter
- Danny Forster: American television host and producer and architect
- Wu Jiaduo: Chinese-German table tennis player
- Fung Ki: Hong Kong footballer and manager
- Tommaso Rocchi: Italian footballer
- Mike Smith: American baseball player
- Emil Sutovsky: Israeli chess Grandmaster
- Under pressure from the Carter Administration, President Anastasio Somoza Debayle lifts the state of siege in Nicaragua.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
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