Thursday 20 January 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Diggs and Melody .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Busting Loose.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat or Depthcharge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 January 1977 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Cindy Diggs: American noted family, the daughter of Representative Charles Diggs and his wife.
- Melody : Belgian teenager singer, she released some big hits, produced by Orlando (Dalida's brother) between 1989 and 1993.
- Sid Wilson: American Musician, (Slipknot).
- Paul Adams: South African cricketer and coach.
- George Bush, ends term as 11th Director of CIA
- Mr Knoche, serves as acting Director of CIA
- George H.W. Bush ends term as 11th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Brick - Dazz
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
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