Tuesday 23 August 1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Bobeck and Nicole Bobek.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
The Kentucky Fried Movie, directed by John Landis, 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 Making of James Bond - 007.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destroyer or Street Racer.
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1977 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Nicole Bobeck: Chicago, Illinois -- Figure skater (US Champ 1995).
- Nicole Bobek: American figure skater.
- Durianrider : YouTube Star.
- Jelena Rozga: Pop Singer.
- Samantha Chapman: YouTube Star.
- Naum Gabo: Russian-American sculptor (d. 1977).
- 1st man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor)
- Marxist philosopher Rudolf Bahro imprisoned in German DR
- The Gossamer Condor wins the Kremer prize for human powered flight.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Commodores - Easy
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
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