Tuesday June 21, 1977
US date format: 6/21/1977, UK date format: 21/6/1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 21, 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 Daniela Dakich and Jochen Hecht.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Got To Give It Up (Part 1) by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits.
MacArthur, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The House That Jack Built.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 21, 1977?
- Former White House chief of staff Harry R Haldeman enters prison.
- Bülent Ecevit, of CHP forms the new government of Turkey (40th government since the founding of the Turkish republic, but fails to receive the vote of confidence)
- The 1977 Rugby League World Cup culminates in Australia's 13 – 12 victory over Great Britain at the Sydney Cricket Ground before about 24,450 spectators.
- American Roy Sullivan is struck by lightning for the seventh time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 21, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Foreigner - Feels Like The First Time
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Commodores - Easy
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Slave - Slide
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Don't Love You Anymore
- Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently
- Johnny Guitar Watson - A Real Mother For Ya
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Hollywood
- Enchantment - Sunshine
- Graham Central Station - Now Do-u-wanta Dance
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