Wednesday 24 August 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Denilson and Jurgen Macho.
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 Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck 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 Video Olympics or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1977 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Denilson: Brazilian footballer.
- Jurgen Macho: Austrian footballer.
- John Green: Young Adult Author.
- Rebecca Mader: TV Actress.
- Denílson de Oliveira Araújo: Brazilian footballer.
- Robert Enke: German footballer (d. 2009)
- Per Gade: Danish footballer
- Jürgen Macho: Austrian footballer
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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