Monday December 26, 1977

US date format: 12/26/1977, UK date format: 26/12/1977

The day of the week was Monday, under the astrological sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on December 26, 1977).

Famous birthdays on this day include Frédéric Dambier and Brandee Layne.

The number one song in US was How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees. Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was #1 song in the UK.

Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1977 while Dreams Die First by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Professionals. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Triple Hunt.

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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December 26, 1977 Famous Birthdays


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December 26, 1977 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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Coma

Coma

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Michael Douglas, Rip Torn, Geneviève Bujold, Elizabeth Ashley

Country: United States of America

Casotto

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

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

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

High Anxiety

High Anxiety

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1977?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - How Deep Is Your Love
  2. - You Light Up My Life
  3. - Blue Bayou
  4. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
  5. - It's So Easy

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
  2. - Don't Give Up On Us
  3. - Uptown Top Ranking
  4. - When A Child Is Born
  5. - Money Money Money

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Serpentine Fire
  2. - Ffun
  3. - Reach For It
  4. - Ooh Boy
  5. - You Can't Turn Me Off (in The Middle Of Turning Me
Sport Games on December 26, 1977

Sport Games on December 26, 1977


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Dallas Cowboys : 7 - 37
  • Minnesota Vikings - Los Angeles Rams : 14 - 7
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The Professionals

The Professionals

Release year: 1977

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Starring: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Release year: 1977

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

On Our Own

On Our Own

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lyman Dayton

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Magazine Covers

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Dreams Die First by Harold Robbins

Dreams Die First

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"Robbins eroticized commerce and, at the time, commercialized erotica. He dashing into an rich new market for dirty novels." --The New Yorker. "Robbins' dialog is moving... His people have the warmth

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

The Amityville Horror

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The Lutz family moved into their new Long Island home in suburban Long Island in December 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz were aware that Ronald DeFeo had murdered his brothers and parents one year prior.

All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot

All Things Wise And Wonderful

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James Herriot's stories of his life as a Yorkshire veterinarian were loved by readers.

The Black Marble by Joseph Wambaugh

The Black Marble

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He is a damned fine cop. A homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson.38 bottle and a vodka can.

Kg 200 by J.D. Gilman and John Clive

Kg 200

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KG 200: A Luftwaffe squadron who spoke perfect English. We would all speak perfect German if they had succeeded. Inspiration from actual historical events

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Triple Hunt

Triple Hunt

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Atari

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 26, 1977 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 26, 1977?

On December 26, 1977 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 26, 1977?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 26, 1977?

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

Which famous people are born on December 26, 1977?

On December 26, 1977 several famous people were born including, Frédéric Dambier, Brandee Layne, Fatih Akyel.

Which famous people died on December 26, 1977?

Famous people died on December 26, 1977 include, Ivan Rezak, Howard Hawks, Howard Hawks.

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

The number one song in the week of December 26, 1977 was How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings in UK.

What were the top hits on December 26, 1977?

The top hits on December 26, 1977 were How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees, You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone, Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings, Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, Uptown Top Ranking by Althia & Donna in UK.