Thursday February 24, 1977
US date format: 2/24/1977, UK date format: 24/2/1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 24, 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 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 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 Blackjack or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 24, 1977?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
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- US President Jimmy Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 24, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?