Tuesday 20 December 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Saukrates and Orby Orta.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
High Anxiety, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Restless Years.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Destroyer.
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1977 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Saukrates: Canadian rapper.
- Orby Orta: Coach.
- Kerem Kabadayı: Turkish drummer and songwriter (Mor ve Ötesi).
- 1st Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut
- RAF -terrorist Knut Folkerts sentenced to 20 years
- Djibouti and Vietnam join the United Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
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