Wednesday April 27, 1977

US date format: 4/27/1977, UK date format: 27/4/1977

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 27, 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 Khalid Zoubaa and Jason Earles. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Loved Women, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rock Follies of '77. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Triple Hunt.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
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Events

  • HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in the Netherlands
  • Bloody riots in Soweto, South Africa.
  • 28 people are killed in the Guatemala City air disaster.
  • The Guatemala City air disaster kills 28 people.

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Movies

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The Man Who Loved Women

The Man Who Loved Women

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

Tomcats

Tomcats

Directed by: Harry Kerwin

Starring: Chris Mulkey, Polly King, Wayne Crawford, Daniel Schweitzer

Come Play with Me

Come Play with Me

Directed by: George Harrison Marks

Starring: Irene Handl, Alfie Bass, George Harrison Marks, Ronald Fraser

Cinderella 2000

Cinderella 2000

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: Catharine Burgess, Jay B. Larson, Vaughn Armstrong, Erwin Fuller

3 Women

3 Women

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

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

Days to next April 27

If April 27, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 5 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

The Valhalla Exchange by Harry Patterson

The Valhalla Exchange

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A lone journalist unravels the mystery behind a Nazi war criminal’s escape In 1945, as the Allies closed in on war-ravaged Berlin, Hitler’s personal secretary, Martin Bormann, made his escape.

The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman

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The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

Falconer by John Cheever

Falconer

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Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

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?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 27, 1977?

On April 27, 1977 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 27, 1977?

On April 27, 1977 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 27, 1977?

On April 27, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 27, 1977?

On April 27, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 27, 1977?

On April 27, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 27, 1977?

On April 27, 1977 several famous people were born including, Khalid Zoubaa, Jason Earles, Tom Welling.

Which famous people died on April 27, 1977?

Famous people died on April 27, 1977 include, Stanley Adams.

What was the number one song in April 27, 1977?

The number one song in the week of April 27, 1977 was Southern Nights by Glen Campbell in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on April 27, 1977?

The top hits on April 27, 1977 were Southern Nights by Glen Campbell, Hotel California by Eagles, Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston in US and I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart, Free by Deniece Williams, Ain't Gonna Bump No More by Joe Tex in UK.


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