Sunday 20 March 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Finot and Kang Ji-hwan.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits.
Eraserhead, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Out of Bounds.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Dominos.
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- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Frédéric Finot: French road cyclist racer, professional from 1999 to 2008.
- Kang Ji-hwan
- Balazs Ekker: Hungarian professional dancer, 1999 world and European champion in latin dance Mambo.
- Terukuni Manzo: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 38th Yokozuna (Born 1919).
- Communists / socialists win French municipal elections
- Premier Indira Gandhi loses election in India.
- Parisians (France) elect former Prime Minister Jacques Chirac as first mayor in a century.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Rich Girl
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
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