Saturday August 20, 1977: on this day

About August 20th, 1977, in brief:

  • Historical events: NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
  • Day of the week: August 20th, 1977 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Andrew Garfield, Amy Adams
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Best Of My Love by The Emotions
  • #1 UK song: Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man
  • Popular movie: Hum Kisise Kum Naheen directed by Nasir Hussain

More about August 20th, 1977? See below for more news and curiosities on August 20th, 1977.

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What day of the week was August 20, 1977?


August 20, 1977 was a Saturday and it was the 232nd day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 20, 1977 can also be written as 8/20/1977 in the US and as 20/8/1977 in UK and Europe.

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August 20, 1977: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 20, 1977:

  • Nasa launches voyager 2 towards jupiter, saturn, uranus and neptune

August 20, 1977: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 20, 1977: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 20th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 20, 1977: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 20, 1977 is Snake and the associated element is Fire.

Discover the Snake personality and how the Fire Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Discover the planets positions on August 20th, 1977 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 20, 1977: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on August 20, 1977 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 20, 1977 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 20, 1977 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 39% full, rising at 12:17 pm and setting at 11:04 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 30, 1977 while the next full moon would come on Aug 28, 1977.

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Who was born on August 20, 1977?


Famous people born on August 20, 1977:

  • Lilou Macé

    Lilou macé is a french author, journalist, and interviewer known for her work in the field of personal development and consciousness...

  • Falco Lombardi

    Renowned pilot and leader of the Star Fox team.

  • Aaron Hamill

    Australian coach and footballer.

  • Manuel Contepomi

    Argentinian rugby player.

  • Felipe Contepomi

    Argentinian rugby player coach and physician.

  • Paolo Bianco

    Italian footballer.

  • Wayne Brown

    English footballer.

  • Stéphane Gillet

    Luxembourgian footballer.

  • Ívar Ingimarsson

    Icelandic footballer.

  • James Ormond

    English cricketer.

  • Josh Pearce

    American baseball player.

  • Aaron Taylor

    American baseball player.

  • Shockmain Davis

    American football player.

  • Mayra Veronica

    Model and actress from cuba.

  • A Esmonde

    Welsh producer and director of author.

  • Kevin Navayne

    Producer and actor from jamaica.

  • Callum Blue

    Actor.

  • Henning Stensrud

Whose famous birthday is on August 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 20th:

  • Andrew Garfield
    Andrew Garfield

    Andrew garfield is a british-american actor known for his roles in the social network and the amazing spider-man series.

  • Amy Adams
    Amy Adams

    Amy adams is an american actress known for her versatile roles in films such as enchanted, american hustle, and arrival.

  • Demi Lovato
    Demi Lovato

    American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress.

  • Fred Durst
    Fred Durst

    Fred durst is an american singer best known as the lead vocalist of the band limp bizkit.

  • Misha Collins
    Misha Collins

    American actor and director.

  • Ben Barnes
    Ben Barnes

    Ben barnes is an english actor known for his roles in the chronicles of narnia series and the tv series westworld.

  • James Marsters
    James Marsters

    James marsters is an american actor best known for his role as the vampire spike in the television series buffy the vampire slayer.

  • Gerald McRaney
    Gerald McRaney

    Gerald mcraney is an american actor known for his roles in television series such as simon & simon, major dad, and this is us.

  • Ron Paul
    Ron Paul

    American politician and physician, paul is an active member and nominee of the libertarian party for president in 1988.

  • Joan Allen
    Joan Allen

    American actress who can play both lead and supporting roles on screen and stage.

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How old is someone born on August 20, 1977?


Someone born on August 20, 1977 is:

46 years 8 months old,

or 560 months and 29 days old,

or 2439 weeks and 1 day old,

or 17074 days old,

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 20, 1977?

There are 93 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday August 20th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 20, 1977?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 20, 1977.

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August 20, 1977: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 20, 1977:

  • Giuseppe Russo
  • Paul-André Robert
  • Carl'Alberto Perroux

What famous deaths happened on August 20th?

Famous deaths on August 20th:

  • Phyllis Diller
    Phyllis Diller

    American comedian who burst onto the stage in san francisco in 1954 wearing a sequined minidress, an orange fright-wig and gold ankle-high...

  • Jerry Lewis
    Jerry Lewis

    American comedian, writer, actor and producer.

  • Ilona Massey
    Ilona Massey

    Hungarian-born American actress and singer who appeared in several Hollywood films.

  • Ulla Jacobsson
    Ulla Jacobsson

    Swedish actress, perhaps most well-known for her role as the only female speaker in the film zulu.

  • Ruhama Goldberg

    Esteemed researcher in the field of biotechnology, known for groundbreaking discoveries.

  • Aulora Smith

    Bestselling author known for her captivating novels that have touched the hearts of many.

  • Elmore Leonard

    Elmore Leonard was a professional baseball pitcher who played in the Negro leagues.

  • Stefhanie Tubbs Jones

    First African-American woman to represent Ohio in the U.S.

  • Sircharles Sedley

    Celebrated playwright of the Restoration era.

  • Otillia Lindemann

    Renowned German soprano known for her performances in leading opera houses.

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August 20, 1977: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 20, 1977:

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
  • Bahá'f Faith - Feast of Asmá (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bahá'f Calendar
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August 20, 1977: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 20, 1977 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 15th and August 21st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


August 20, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 20, 1977 was Best Of My Love by The Emotions, according to the music chart for the week August 15th and August 21st.

August 20, 1977: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 20, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 15th and August 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Best Of My Love
  2. - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
  3. - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
  4. - I'm In You
  5. - Easy

August 20, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 20, 1977 was Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man, according to the music chart for the week August 15th and August 21st.

August 20, 1977: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on August 20, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 15th and August 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Angelo
  2. - I Feel Love
  3. - Float On
  4. - You Got What It Takes
  5. - Ma Baker

August 20, 1977: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 20, 1977 was Float On by The Floaters, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 15th and August 21st.

August 20, 1977: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on August 20, 1977 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week August 15th and August 21st. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Float On
  2. - Strawberry Letter 23
  3. - Devil's Gun
  4. - Best Of My Love
  5. - L.a. Sunshine

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August 20, 1977: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 20, 1977 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Nasir Hussain

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Tariq, Kaajal Kiran, Amjad Khan

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

Casotto

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sergio Citti

Starring: Jodie Foster, Michele Placido, Mariangela Melato, Catherine Deneuve, Ugo Tognazzi, Ninetto Davoli, Paolo Stoppa, Carlo Croccolo, Massimo Bonetti, Franco Citti, Gigi Proietti, Anna Melato

Country: Italy

Charleston

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Bud Spencer, Lucretia Love, Herbert Lom, Dino Emanuelli, Jack La Cayenne, Renzo Marignano, Claudio Ruffini, James Coco, Ronald Lacey

Country: Italy

California

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Miguel Bosé, Giuliano Gemma, Malisa Longo, Enzo Fiermonte, Andrea Aureli, Raimund Harmstorf, William Berger, Franco Fantasia, Mario Novelli, Franco Ressel, Dana Ghia, Chris Avram

Country: Italy

August 20, 1977: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 20, 1977 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Be My Guest

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

August 20, 1977: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 20, 1977 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

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Dr. Carl Sagan leads us on an amazing reading adventure. He shares his fascinating and startling insights into the brains of man and beast, how intelligence evolved, and the functions of the human brain.

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

By:

Robert Ringer, the bestselling author, guides you on the most rewarding and exciting journey of your entire life.

Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh

By:

Vivien Leigh A Biography

The Path Between The Seas by David McCullough

The Path Between The Seas

By:

This epic, National Book Award-winning story about the creation of Panama Canal is a riveting tale of engineering feats that were both tragic and triumphal.

Full Disclosure by William Safire

Full Disclosure

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August 20, 1977: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 20, 1977 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

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Who was the US President on August 20, 1977?

On August 20, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 20, 1977?

On August 20, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 20, 1977?

On August 20, 1977 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about August 20th?

August 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 20th, such as:

  • 2018 - Terrorism in europe. a man storms into a mossos-d'esquadra station carrying a knife and is shot by an officer. the incident is being treated as an attempt to terrorist attack by police.
  • 2017 - Iraqi civil war: battle of tal afar 2017: iraqi security forces launch a ground offensive, along with shi'ite volunteers, kurdish peshmerga fighters and shi'ite volunteers, to retake tal afar from the islamic state of iraq (isil) militants. since the liberation of mosul, the city has been isolated and is now in the hands of isil.
  • 2016 - Gaziantep bombing. a suicide bomber attacks a kurdish wedding celebration at gaziantep in turkey, killing at least 22 and wounding 94. (reuters),

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What happened in 1977?

1977 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 8th (final) part of Roots is most-watched TV entertainment show to date.
  • Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr President of Hall of Fame
  • CB Savage by Rod Hart peaks at #67

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What was the calendar for August 1977?

August 1977 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 1977 calendar looked like.

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