Wednesday 26 October 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Heder and Bakar Ibor.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone.
In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching King Cinder.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
Famous Birthdays:26 October
- 5th and final test of space shuttle Enterprise
- Dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of New York.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Heatwave - Boogie Nights
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Commodores - Brick House
- Donna Summer - I Feel Love
- Barry White - It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
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