Saturday February 26, 1977

US date format: 2/26/1977, UK date format: 26/2/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Greg Rikaart and Koxie (singer). In that special week of February people in US were listening to New Kid In Town by Eagles. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rob Roy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Depthcharge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • 1st flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747)

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Movies

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Slap Shot

Slap Shot

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren

Country: United States of America

Too Hot to Handle

Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Don Schain

Starring: Cheri Caffaro, Aharon Ipalé, Vic Diaz, Corinne Calvet

The Late Show

The Late Show

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche

Target of an Assassin

Target of an Assassin

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, John Phillip Law, Simon Sabela, Marius Weyers

Twilight's Last Gleaming

Twilight's Last Gleaming

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten

TV Series

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite

The Hite Report On Male Sexuality

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"A riveting document!"NEWSWEEKOver 7,000 men, ages thirteen to ninety-seven, speak out about: What they think of women--as wives, lovers, and friends; why a majority of men like marriage but are not

October Light by John Gardner

October Light

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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. New Directions is excited to reissue the Gardner classics, beginning with October Light, a complex relationship rendered in a down-to-earth narrative.October

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 26, 1977 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1977?

On February 26, 1977 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1977?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1977?

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

Which famous people are born on February 26, 1977?

On February 26, 1977 several famous people were born including, Greg Rikaart, Koxie (singer), Roma Syria.

Which famous people died on February 26, 1977?

Famous people died on February 26, 1977 include, Maxime Jacob, Bukka White.

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

The number one song in the week of February 26, 1977 was New Kid In Town by Eagles in US and When I Need You by Leo Sayer in UK.

What were the top hits on February 26, 1977?

The top hits on February 26, 1977 were New Kid In Town by Eagles, Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand, Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band in US and When I Need You by Leo Sayer, Don't Cry For Me Argentina by Julie Covington, Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul in UK.


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