Sunday December 25, 1977, Christmas
US date format: 12/25/1977, UK date format: 25/12/1977
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 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 Uhm Ji-won and Israel Vasquez.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Opening Night, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Down The Seine And Up The Potomac With Art Buchwald by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Professionals.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Olympics or Street Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 1977?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with President of Egypt, Anwar Sadat.
- Charlie Chaplin: Actor (Modern Times), dies in...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?