Wednesday February 23, 1977
US date format: 2/23/1977, UK date format: 23/2/1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Dally Randriantefy and Angie Trostel in Oxford.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to New Kid In Town by Eagles.
In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits.
Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rob Roy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 23, 1977?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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- Oscar Romero becomes Archbishop of San Salvador.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Barry Manilow - Weekend In New England
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- The Dramatics - Be My Girl
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
- Deniece Williams - Free
- Latimore - Somethin' 'bout 'cha
- Facts Of Life - Sometimes
- Brass Construction - Ha Cha Cha (funktion)
- Enchantment - Gloria
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 23If February 23, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 29 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?