Thursday March 24, 1977
US date format: 3/24/1977, UK date format: 24/3/1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Jessica Chastain and Corneille (singer).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits.
Annie Hall, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ein Mann kam im August.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boot Hill or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 24, 1977?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Saburo Moroi: Composer, dies at 73.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 24, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Rich Girl
- Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
- Bob Seger - Night Moves
- 10cc - The Things We Do For Love
- Kenny Nolan - I Like Dreamin'
- Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - At Midnight (My Love Will Lift You Up)
- Johnnie Taylor - Love Is Better In The A.M. (Part 1)
- Facts Of Life - Sometimes
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Reaching For The World
- Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You
- The Bar-Kays - Too Hot To Stop (Pt. 1)
- Smokey Robinson - There Will Come A Day (I'm Gonna Happen To You)
- KC And The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?