Thursday 21 July 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Allison Wagner and Sarah Biasini.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, 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 Foundation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1977 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Allison Wagner: 200m / 400m medley swimmer (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Sarah Biasini: Comedian, actress.
- Paul Casey: English golfer.
- Jaime Murray: English actress.
- Lee Miller: American photographer who began her career as a model.
- Libyan-Egyptian border fights
- Sri Lanka Premier Bandaranaike loses election
- The start of the four day long Libyan-Egyptian War.
- Süleyman Demirel, of AP forms the new government of Turkey (41st government a three party coalition, so called second national front ())
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Peter Frampton - I'm In You
- Barbra Streisand - My Heart Belongs To Me
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
- Peter McCann - Do You Wanna Make Love
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
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