Thursday 22 September 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kristina Rihanoff and Thu Minh.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The American Friend, directed by Wim Wenders, 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 Glenview High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air-Sea Battle or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1977 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- Kristina Rihanoff: Dancer.
- Thu Minh: Vietnamese singer dancer and actress.
- Paul Sculthorpe: English rugby league footballer.
- Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits California Angels, 9-0
- West German RAF terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
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