Saturday 26 November 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ivan Basso and Sebastian Deyle.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Cousteau Odyssey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Triple Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 26 November 1977 ?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Ivan Basso: Italian cyclist racer, he finished 2nd at the 2005 Tour de France, behind Lance Armstrong.
- Sebastian Deyle: German actor and musician.
- Paris Lenon: American football player.
- John Parrish: American baseball player.
- Campbell Walsh: Scottish canoe racer.
- Yoshibayama Junnosuke: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 43rd Yokozuna (Born 1920).
- 'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- Chicago - Baby, What A Big Surprise
- Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor
- Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
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