Tuesday May 24, 1977

US date format: 5/24/1977, UK date format: 24/5/1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 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 Anne-Sophie Le Nalio and Naomi Ryan. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Cinderella, directed by Michael Pataki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Air-Sea Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • USSR President Podgorny resigns.

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Movies

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A Special Day

A Special Day

Directed by: Ettore Scola

Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Stroszek

Stroszek

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

3 Women

3 Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Country: United States of America

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Toate pînzele sus

Toate pînzele sus

Starring: Ion Besoiu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Sebastian Papaiani, Jean Constantin

Country: Romania

All That Glitters

All That Glitters

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Eileen Brennan, Vanessa Brown, Greg Evigan

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

East Wind, Rain by N. Richard Nash

East Wind, Rain

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Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman

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The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

Videogames

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Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 24, 1977?

On May 24, 1977 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 1977?

On May 24, 1977 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 1977?

On May 24, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 1977?

On May 24, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1977?

On May 24, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 24, 1977?

On May 24, 1977 several famous people were born including, Anne-Sophie Le Nalio, Naomi Ryan, Jo Joyner.

What was the number one song in May 24, 1977?

The number one song in the week of May 24, 1977 was Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on May 24, 1977?

The top hits on May 24, 1977 were Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder, When I Need You by Leo Sayer, I'm Your Boogie Man by KC and the Sunshine Band in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart, Free by Deniece Williams, Ain't Gonna Bump No More by Joe Tex in UK.