Tuesday April 26, 1977: on this day

About April 26th, 1977, in brief:

  • Historical events: New York's famed disco Studio 54 opens.
  • Day of the week: April 26th, 1977 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Tionne Watkins, Stana Katic
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Southern Nights by Glen Campbell
  • #1 UK song: I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart
  • Popular movie: Casotto directed by Sergio Citti

More about April 26th, 1977? See below for more news and curiosities on April 26th, 1977.

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What day of the week was April 26, 1977?


April 26, 1977 was a Tuesday and it was the 116th day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 26, 1977 can also be written as 4/26/1977 in the US and as 26/4/1977 in UK and Europe.

April 26, 1977 in April 1977 calendar

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April 26, 1977: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 26, 1977:

  • New york's famed disco studio 54 opens.

April 26, 1977: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 26, 1977: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 26th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 26, 1977: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 26, 1977 is Snake and the associated element is Fire.

Discover the Snake personality and how the Fire Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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April 26, 1977: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 26, 1977 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 26, 1977 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 26, 1977 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 56% full, rising at 12:22 pm and setting at 02:18 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 04, 1977 while the next full moon would come on May 03, 1977.

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Who was born on April 26, 1977?


Famous people born on April 26, 1977:

  • Tom Welling
    Tom Welling

    Tom welling is an american actor best known for his role as clark kent in the television series smallville.

  • Jason Earles
    Jason Earles

    American actor.

  • James Fields

    American politician who served as the Governor of Virginia.

  • Fredrik Eklund

    Reality star.

  • Astro Samantha Cristoforetti

    Italian astronaut and engineer who holds the record for the longest single space flight by a woman.

  • Kosuke Fukudome

    Japanese baseball player.

  • Roxana Saberi

    American journalist and author.

  • Casey Legler

    French model, artist and swimmer who participated in the 1996 summer olympics.

  • Chris Johnston

    Irish rugby player.

  • McKenzie Westmore

    Soap opera actress.

  • Marguerite Moreau

    Actress.

  • Marc-Antoine (singer)
  • Jonathan Ollivier
  • Craig Adams
  • Diego Casalis

Whose famous birthday is on April 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 26th:

  • Tionne Watkins
    Tionne Watkins

    Tionne watkins, also known as t-boz, is a rapper and singer best known as a member of the popular 90s r&b group tlc.

  • Stana Katic
    Stana Katic

    Stana katic is a canadian actress known for her role as kate beckett on the tv series castle.

  • Channing Tatum
    Channing Tatum

    Channing tatum is an american actor and model known for his roles in popular films such as magic mike and 21 jump street.

  • Jet Li
    Jet Li

    Jet li is a chinese actor known for his martial arts skills and roles in action films such as 'once upon a time in china' and 'lethal weapon...

  • Jordana Brewster
    Jordana Brewster

    Panama -- actress (nikki graves - as the world turns.

  • Kevin James
    Kevin James

    Kevin james is an american actor and comedian best known for his role as doug heffernan on the tv show the king of queens.

  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett

    American comedian on stage, film and tv.

  • Claudine Auger
    Claudine Auger

    Paris, france -- miss france (1958).

  • Joan Chen
    Joan Chen

    Chinese-american actress, director, producer, and screenwriter.

  • Marianne Jean-Baptiste
    Marianne Jean-Baptiste

    English actress, singer-songwriter, composer and director.

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How old is someone born on April 26, 1977?


Someone born on April 26, 1977 is:

47 years and 23 days old,

or 564 months and 23 days old,

or 2455 weeks and 5 days old,

or 17190 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 26, 1977?

There are 342 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday April 26th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 26, 1977?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on April 26, 1977.

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April 26, 1977: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 26, 1977:

  • Mwambutsa Bangiricenge
  • Sandro Giovannini
  • Maria Grandinetti Mancuso
  • Mwambutsa IV

What famous deaths happened on April 26th?

Famous deaths on April 26th:

  • Lucille Ball
    Lucille Ball

    American actress and well-known comedian, with over 50 films since her 1933 debut.

  • Maria Schell
    Maria Schell

    Austrian-swiss producer and actress (d. 2005).

  • Robert Davi
    Robert Davi

    American actor, singer, and director.

  • Gail Russell
    Gail Russell

    Chicago, illinois -- actress.

  • Broderick Crawford
    Broderick Crawford

    Broderick Crawford was an American actor known for his role in the TV series 'Highway Patrol'.

  • Jayne Meadows
    Jayne Meadows

    Wu chang, china -- mrs steve allen actress (dark delusion).

  • Alexander Knox
    Alexander Knox

    Canadian-english screenwriter and actor (d. 1995).

  • John Bunny
    John Bunny

    Silent film comedian (born 1863).

  • Bessie Love
    Bessie Love

    Actress (broadway melody and isadora), is killed at 87.

  • Jim Davis
    Jim Davis

    Actor jack ewing-dallas dies at 65.

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April 26, 1977: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 26, 1977:

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
  • Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
  • Lucidius (4th century)
  • Paschasius (d. 865)
  • Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)

Observances on April 26, 1977:

  • International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
  • World Intellectual Property Day [WIPO]

Saints celebrated on April 26, 1977:

  • Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
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April 26, 1977: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 26, 1977 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 25th and May 1st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 26, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 26, 1977 was Southern Nights by Glen Campbell, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

April 26, 1977: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 26, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Southern Nights
  2. - Hotel California
  3. - Don't Leave Me This Way
  4. - When I Need You
  5. - I've Got Love On My Mind

April 26, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 26, 1977 was I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

April 26, 1977: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 26, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
  2. - Free
  3. - Ain't Gonna Bump No More
  4. - The Shuffle
  5. - Lucille

April 26, 1977: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 26, 1977 was Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) by Marvin Gaye, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

April 26, 1977: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 26, 1977 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
  2. - The Pride (Part I)
  3. - I'm Your Boogie Man
  4. - I've Got Love On My Mind
  5. - You're Throwing A Good Love Away

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April 26, 1977: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 26, 1977 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Casotto

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sergio Citti

Starring: Jodie Foster, Michele Placido, Mariangela Melato, Catherine Deneuve, Ugo Tognazzi, Ninetto Davoli, Paolo Stoppa, Carlo Croccolo, Massimo Bonetti, Franco Citti, Gigi Proietti, Anna Melato

Country: Italy

Charleston

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Starring: Bud Spencer, Lucretia Love, Herbert Lom, Dino Emanuelli, Jack La Cayenne, Renzo Marignano, Claudio Ruffini, James Coco, Ronald Lacey

Country: Italy

California

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Miguel Bosé, Giuliano Gemma, Malisa Longo, Enzo Fiermonte, Andrea Aureli, Raimund Harmstorf, William Berger, Franco Fantasia, Mario Novelli, Franco Ressel, Dana Ghia, Chris Avram

Country: Italy

The Man Who Loved Women

Release year: 1977

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

Tomcats

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Harry Kerwin

Starring: Chris Mulkey, Polly King, Wayne Crawford, Daniel Schweitzer

April 26, 1977: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 26, 1977 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Rock Follies of '77

Release year: 1977

Ein Mann kam im August

Release year: 1977

Rob Roy

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Agradoot

April 26, 1977: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 26, 1977 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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Roots, one of the most influential books and TV series, galvanized America and created a remarkable political, racial and cultural dialogue that had not been seen since the 1960s.

Condominium by John D. MacDonald

Condominium

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Condominium, a "first-rate entertainment," New York Daily News describes it as a narrative from a master of suspense. It is a panemacular novel by a master of suspense. The story follows the disappearance and sale of an American paradise.

Falconer by John Cheever

Falconer

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Falconer's story is stunning and powerful. It tells the story about Farragut, his crime, punishment and struggle to be a man in an universe that wants him dead.

Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

By:

Oliver loved Jenny. Two lonely years later, Jenny has passed away and Oliver Barrett IV feels that he will never, never, love again.

Majesty by Robert Lacey

Majesty

By:

This is a detailed, readable biography about the first Queen of England to reign since Victoria. It's a favourite child of a proud country and a strong, intelligent monarch who has shown great political skill in times of crisis.

April 26, 1977: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 26, 1977 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

history

Who was the US President on April 26, 1977?

On April 26, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 1977?

On April 26, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 26, 1977?

On April 26, 1977 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about April 26th?

April 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 26th, such as:

  • 2019 - 17 miners were killed in a large methane explosion in a coal mine located in eastern ukraine's self-proclaimed luhansk people's republic.
  • 2018 - The united nations reported the discovery of five mass graves "likely" in blukwa centre, maze/waliba in ituri (democratic republic of congo).
  • 2017 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: after clashes against isil who took the ruins in 2014, the pro-government popular mobilization forces militia retakes control of hatra, an ancient city that was mostly destroyed in iraq's nineveh governorate.

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What happened in 1977?

1977 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 8th (final) part of Roots is most-watched TV entertainment show to date.
  • Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr President of Hall of Fame
  • CB Savage by Rod Hart peaks at #67

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What was the calendar for April 1977?

April 1977 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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