Saturday 21 May 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maxime Brunerie and Paloma Duarte.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder.
In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, 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 Poldark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
What the sky looked like on 21 May 1977
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1977 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Maxime Brunerie: French political anarchist and terrorist who made an assassination attempt against President Jacques Chirac on 14 July 2002.
- Paloma Duarte
- Ricky Williams: American football player and coach.
- Michael Fuss: German footballer.
- Ray MacDonald: Thai actor.
- Fiddler on the Roof closes at Winter Garden NYC after 167 performances
- SD Padres beat Montreal Expos, 11-8, in 21 innings
- 103rd Preakness: Jean Cruguet aboard Seattle Slew (undefeated) wins in 1:54.4.
- Fire in hotel Duc de Brabant Brussels, kills 19.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
Top #10 R&B songs
- Tavares - Whodunit
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Hollywood
- The Isley Brothers - The Pride (Part I)
- The Manhattans - It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad
- The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
- KC And The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- The Sylvers - High School Dance
- Shalamar - Uptown Festival (Part 1)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?