Thursday 24 February 1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Floyd Mayweather Jr and Jean-Pierre Vidal.
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 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 Galton & Simpson Playhouse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Floyd Mayweather Jr
- Jean-Pierre Vidal: French alpine skier, he won the gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games (Salt Lake City 2002).
- Jason Akermanis: Australian footballer and coach.
- Bronson Arroyo: American baseball player and singer.
- Alexis Jose Grullon in New York City: New York; singer (Menudo-Cannonball).
- Floyd Mayweather: Grand Rapids, Michigan -- Featherweight boxer (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- President Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights
- US President Jimmy Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1977 ?
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
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