Friday August 26, 1977

US date format: 8/26/1977, UK date format: 26/8/1977

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Therese Alshammar and Patrick Kennedy (actor). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. September 30, 1955, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Air-Sea Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

Events

  • Frank Martinus Arion forms Surinamese Writers group 77
  • The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec

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Movies

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September 30, 1955

September 30, 1955

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Richard Thomas, Susan Tyrrell, Deborah Benson, Lisa Blount

Death Promise

Death Promise

Directed by: Robert Warmflash

Starring: Charles Bonet, Speedy Leacock, Bill Louie, Thompson Kao Kang

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Directed by: Nasir Hussain

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Tariq, Kaajal Kiran, Amjad Khan

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Polizeiinspektion 1

Polizeiinspektion 1

Dominique

Dominique

Days to next August 26

If August 26, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 1 month, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

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Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

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New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One

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In this self-confidence and life-enhancing bible, bestselling author Robert Ringer guides you on the most exciting and rewarding journey of your life.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 26, 1977?

On August 26, 1977 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 26, 1977?

On August 26, 1977 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 26, 1977?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 26, 1977?

On August 26, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 26, 1977?

On August 26, 1977 several famous people were born including, Therese Alshammar, Patrick Kennedy (actor), Trần Hà.

Which famous people died on August 26, 1977?

Famous people died on August 26, 1977 include, HA Rey, Heinz Rottger, Willis Bouchey.

What was the number one song in August 26, 1977?

The number one song in the week of August 26, 1977 was Best Of My Love by The Emotions in US and Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.

What were the top hits on August 26, 1977?

The top hits on August 26, 1977 were Best Of My Love by The Emotions, I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb, (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher by Rita Coolidge in US and Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man, I Feel Love by Donna Summer, Float On by The Floaters in UK.


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