Friday December 23, 1977
US date format: 12/23/1977, UK date format: 23/12/1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 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 Mathieu Brosseau and Matt Baker.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Opening Night, directed by John Cassavetes, 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 Professionals.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Olympics or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 23, 1977?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 23, 1977?
On December 23, 1977 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 23, 1977?
On December 23, 1977 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 23, 1977?
On December 23, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 23, 1977?
On December 23, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 23, 1977?
On December 23, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 23, 1977?
On December 23, 1977 several famous people were born including, Mathieu Brosseau, Matt Baker, Jari Maenpaa.
What was the number one song in December 23, 1977?
The number one song in the week of December 23, 1977 was How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings in UK.
What were the top hits on December 23, 1977?
The top hits on December 23, 1977 were How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees, You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone, Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings, Floral Dance by The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band in UK.