Sunday 24 April 1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ryan Mitchell in Port Augusta and Carlos Beltran.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1977 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Ryan Mitchell in Port Augusta: South Australia, Australia; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Carlos Beltran: Baseball Player.
- Siarhey Balakhonau: Belarusian author and educator.
- Carlos Beltrán: Puerto Rican-American baseball player.
- Kim Hyun-joo: South Korean actress.
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA American Defender Golf Tournament.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Eagles - Hotel California
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- 10cc - The Things We Do For Love
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
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