Tuesday December 20, 1977
US date format: 12/20/1977, UK date format: 20/12/1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 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 Patty Hou and Hugues Duquesne.
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.
Opening Night, directed by John Cassavetes, 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 Professionals.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 20, 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.
- Djibouti and Vietnam join the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 20, 1977?
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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
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?