Sunday January 23, 1977
US date format: 1/23/1977, UK date format: 23/1/1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Joséphine de Meaux and Kamal Heer.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Adolf Hitler by John Toland was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 23, 1977?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Miniseries Roots premieres on ABC
- $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited in Paris, France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Brick - Dazz
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Eagles - New Kid In Town
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 23, 1977?
On January 23, 1977 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is January 23, 1977?
On January 23, 1977 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 23, 1977?
On January 23, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 23, 1977?
On January 23, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 23, 1977?
On January 23, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 23, 1977?
On January 23, 1977 several famous people were born including, Joséphine de Meaux, Kamal Heer.
Which famous people died on January 23, 1977?
Famous people died on January 23, 1977 include, Bernard "Toots" Shor, Toots Shor.
What was the number one song in January 23, 1977?
The number one song in the week of January 23, 1977 was I Wish by Stevie Wonder in US and Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul in UK.
What were the top hits on January 23, 1977?
The top hits on January 23, 1977 were I Wish by Stevie Wonder, Car Wash by Rose Royce, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer in US and Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, When A Child Is Born by Johnny Mathis, Don't Cry For Me Argentina by Julie Covington in UK.