Wednesday July 20, 1977: on this day

July 20, 1977 was the 201st day of the year 1977, under the sign of Cancer and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is July 20, 1977 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on July 20, 1977, who was born and died on July 20, 1977, what holidays and observances are celebrated on July 20, 1977, which were the most popular songs (ex. Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow), movies (e.g. Casotto, directed by Sergio Citti), TV series (e.g. Be My Guest) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about July 20th, 1977 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was July 20, 1977?


July 20, 1977 was a Wednesday and it was the 201st day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 20, 1977 can also be written as 7/20/1977 in the US and as 20/7/1977 in UK and Europe.

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July 20, 1977: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on July 20, 1977:

  • Flash flood hits johnstown, pennsylvania, kills 80 and causing us$350 million damage.
  • Johnstown is hit by a flash flood that kills eighty and causes $350 million in damage.
  • The central intelligence agency releases documents under the freedom of information act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments.
  • The johnstown flood of 1977 kills 84 people and causes millions of dollars in damages.

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


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 20th is Cancer.

Cancer is the 4th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between June 21st and July 22nd belong to the Cancer sign: discover Cancer personality and who should a Cancer marry.

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

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

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 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 July 20th, 1977 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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


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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 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 July 20, 1977 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 22% full, rising at 10:03 am and setting at 10:37 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 01, 1977 while the next full moon would come on Jul 30, 1977.

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Who was born on July 20, 1977?


Famous people born on July 20, 1977:

  • Timoth Ferriss

    Author and podcaster known for 'The 4-Hour Workweek'.

  • Indio Do Brasil

    Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a forward.

  • Susana Werner

    Susana werner is a brazilian model and actress, best known for her work in telenovelas and for being the wife of former brazilian footballer...

  • Erin Cummings

    Erin cummings is an american actress known for her roles in television series such as spartacus: blood and sand and detroit 1-8-7.

  • Buffy Wicks

    American politician and member of the California State Assembly.

  • Kiki Musampa

    Congolese footballer.

  • Alessandro Santos

    Brazilian-japanese footballer.

  • Yves Niaré

    French shot putter (d. 2012).

  • Julia Syriani

    Miss universe - lebanon (1996).

  • Sylvia Plischke
  • Silvia Bencivelli
  • Fabio Cinti
  • Felipe Flores Quijada
  • Gastón Losa
  • Marquinhos Paraná

Whose famous birthday is on July 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 20th:

  • Gisele Bündchen
    Gisele Bündchen

    Brazilian actress, model and producer.

  • Osric Chau
    Osric Chau

    Osric chau is a canadian actor known for his role as kevin tran on the tv series supernatural.

  • Naseeruddin Shah
    Naseeruddin Shah

    Naseeruddin shah is an acclaimed indian actor and director known for his versatile performances in indian cinema.

  • Natalie Wood
    Natalie Wood

    American actress.

  • Sandra Oh
    Sandra Oh

    Sandra oh is a korean canadian actress known for her roles in grey's anatomy and killing eve.

  • Chris Cornell
    Chris Cornell

    American musician (soundgarden, audioslave).

  • Josh Holloway
    Josh Holloway

    Josh holloway is an american actor best known for his role as james 'sawyer' ford on the tv series lost.

  • Omar Epps
    Omar Epps

    Omar epps is an american actor known for his roles in the tv series 'house' and the film 'love & basketball'.

  • Ray Allen
    Ray Allen

    American basketball player and guard for the vancouver bucks.

  • Lola Albright
    Lola Albright

    American actress.

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July 20, 1977: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 46 years 9 months old,

or 561 months and 3 days old,

or 2439 weeks and 6 days old,

or 17079 days old,

if you were born on July 20, 1977.

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

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

There are 88 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday July 20th 2024.

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

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

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


Famous people died on July 20, 1977:

  • Gary Kellgren

    Record plant was founded by record producer, an american record producer.

  • Carter De Haven

    Actor (courage great dictator), passes away at 90.

  • Friedrich Georg Jünger
  • Anselmo Pardo Alcaide

What famous deaths happened on July 20th?

Famous deaths on July 20th:

  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee

    Chinese-american actor, martial arts expert and actor who was a martial arts expert.

  • Mildred Harris
    Mildred Harris

    Mildred Harris was an American actress known for her work in silent films.

  • James Doohan
    James Doohan

    Canadian-american actor and soldier (d. 2005).

  • Allen Jenkins
    Allen Jenkins

    Staten island, new york -- actor (hey jeannie, top cop, girl habit).

  • Mary Treen
    Mary Treen

    Actress (career and rock-a-bye baby), dies at 71.

  • Franklin Pangborn
    Franklin Pangborn

    Dies at 69.

  • Linda Stirling
    Linda Stirling

    At 75, a college professor (pretender) dies.

  • Geeta Dutt

    Geeta Dutt was a renowned Indian playback singer who lent her voice to numerous Bollywood films.

  • Jarious Smith

    Acclaimed playwright known for his thought-provoking dramas.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on July 20th

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


Holidays on July 20, 1977:

  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
  • St. Sabinus
  • St. Joseph of Barsabas
  • Brazil - Friendship Day
  • St. Ceslas
  • Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)

Observances on July 20, 1977:

  • International Moon Day
  • World Chess Day
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July 20, 1977: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 20, 1977 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 18th and July 24th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


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

The number 1 song in the USA on July 20, 1977 was Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow, according to the music chart for the week July 18th and July 24th.

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

The music chart in the USA on July 20, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 18th and July 24th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Looks Like We Made It
  2. - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
  3. - Da Doo Ron Ron
  4. - I'm In You
  5. - My Heart Belongs To Me

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

The number 1 song in the UK on July 20, 1977 was So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate, according to the music chart for the week July 18th and July 24th.

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

The music chart in the UK on July 20, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 18th and July 24th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - So You Win Again
  2. - Fanfare For The Common Man
  3. - I Feel Love
  4. - Ma Baker
  5. - Show You The Way To Go

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

The number 1 R&B song on July 20, 1977 was Best Of My Love by The Emotions, according to the R&B music chart for the week July 18th and July 24th.

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

The R&B music chart on July 20, 1977 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week July 18th and July 24th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Best Of My Love
  2. - Slide
  3. - Sunshine
  4. - Livin' In The Life
  5. - Strawberry Letter 23

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

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

Casotto

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

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

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

Cathy's Curse

Cathy's Curse

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

Starring: Alan Scarfe, Beverly Murray, Randi Allen, Dorothy Davis

The Worm Eaters

The Worm Eaters

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Herb Robins

Starring: Herb Robins, Lindsay Armstrong Black, Joseph Sacket, Robert Garrison

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

The most popular TV Series on July 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

Be My Guest

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Release year: 1977

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

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

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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Roots, one of the most influential books and TV series, galvanized America and created a remarkable political, racial and cultural dialogue that had not been seen since the 1960s.

A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion

A Book Of Common Prayer

By:

Joan Didion writes with the telegraphic speed and microscopic sensitivity that make her one of our most respected journalists. She creates a sparkling novel of innocence, evil and wit.

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

By:

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.

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

By:

Reprint of JFK: The Man and the Myth by the best-selling author. This book, which is meticulously documented, reveals the hypocrisy that has gripped the beltway as well as the streets.

Coma by Robin Cook

Coma

By:

They are now available in trade paperback, the blockbuster bestseller that launched a new genre, the medical thriller.

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

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

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

history

Who was the US President on July 20, 1977?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 20, 1977?

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

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What is special about July 20th?

July 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th day of the month of July. 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 July 20th, such as:

  • 2019 - List of highest-grossing movies: the walt disney company reports avengers: endgame has overtaken avatar as the highest grossing film of all time, inflation-adjusted.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. the israel defense forces engages in a gunfight against hamas' military branch after an israeli soldier is shot dead by a palestinian sniper. four hamas members are also killed. israel responds by striking hamas targets in gaza. (bbc) (the new york times).three rockets fired from gaza at israeli communities. the iron dome intercepts two of them.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: syrian rebels who have benefited by the "covert" cia program of military aid say they were not informed about the u.s. decision. they also add that the full impact of this decision depends on whether u.s. allies qatar, saudi arabia, qatar and turkey continue to support them in their fight. this decision, warns a commander of the free syrian army, could lead to the fall of moderate opposition.

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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 July 1977?

July 1977 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th 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.

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