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About April 27th, 1977, in brief:

  • Historical events: HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in the Netherlands
  • Day of the week: April 27th, 1977 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Casey Kasem, Arielle Dombasle
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Southern Nights by Glen Campbell
  • #1 UK song: I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart
  • Popular movie: Casotto directed by Sergio Citti

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What day of the week was April 27, 1977?


April 27, 1977 was a Wednesday and it was the 117th day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 27, 1977 can also be written as 4/27/1977 in the US and as 27/4/1977 in UK and Europe.

April 27, 1977 in April 1977 calendar

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April 27, 1977: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 27, 1977:

  • 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.

April 27, 1977: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 27, 1977: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 27th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 27, 1977: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 27, 1977 is Snake and the associated element is Fire.

Discover the Snake personality and how the Fire Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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April 27, 1977: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 27, 1977 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 27, 1977 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 27, 1977 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 67% full, rising at 01:23 pm and setting at 02:52 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 04, 1977 while the next full moon would come on May 03, 1977.

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Who was born on April 27, 1977?


Famous people born on April 27, 1977:

  • Khalid Zoubaa

    French runner.

  • Tom Welling

    Actor.

  • Jason Earles

    Actor.

  • Felipe Ortiz
  • Martin Sjögren
  • Chiara Gamberale
  • Courtney Alexander
  • Khalid Jamil
  • Marina Minetti
  • Alejandro Meloño
  • Orber Moreno
  • Anthony Cédric Vuagniaux

Whose famous birthday is on April 27th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 27th:

  • Casey Kasem
    Casey Kasem

    American "musical countdown king radio disk jockey" who created and hosted "america's top 40" from 1988 to 1988.

  • Arielle Dombasle
    Arielle Dombasle

    American-born french singer and actress (archeologist father).

  • Anouk Aimée
    Anouk Aimée

    French actress, who made her film debut in 1947.

  • Jack Klugman
    Jack Klugman

    Jack klugman was an american tv actor known for his roles in 'the odd couple' and 'quincy, m.e.

  • Sheena Easton
    Sheena Easton

    A scottish/american singer and entertainer was selected to appear on a bbc-tv program about making a pop star.

  • Ludmila Mikaël
    Ludmila Mikaël

    French stage and film actress, born to painter pierre dmitrienko, she was a member of the 'coma(c)die-franassaise".

  • Eric Schmidt
    Eric Schmidt

    American businessman and engineer.

  • William Moseley
    William Moseley

    William moseley is a british actor best known for his role as peter pevensie in the chronicles of narnia film series.

  • Sandy Dennis
    Sandy Dennis

    American actress.

  • Erik Thomson
    Erik Thomson

    An australian actor of scottish descent, he is best known for his roles as hades in "hercules: the legendary journeys", dr.

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How old is someone born on April 27, 1977?


Someone born on April 27, 1977 is:

47 years and 22 days old,

or 564 months and 22 days old,

or 2455 weeks and 4 days old,

or 17189 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 27, 1977?

There are 343 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday April 27th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 27, 1977?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on April 27, 1977.

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April 27, 1977: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 27, 1977:

  • Stanley Adams

    American actor and screenwriter (d. 1977).

  • Scott Bradley
  • Héctor Germán Oesterheld

What famous deaths happened on April 27th?

Famous deaths on April 27th:

  • Vinod Khanna
    Vinod Khanna

    Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Bollywood films.

  • Jerry Springer
    Jerry Springer

    The jerry springer show, a british-american talk show host, is a controversial, violent and confrontational television program.

  • Katherine DeMille
    Katherine DeMille

    Canadian-american actress (b. 1911).

  • Edward R. Murrow

    Edward R. Murrow was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent who was a major figure in American journalism during the...

  • Kenston Emerson

    Kenston Emerson was a prominent American essayist, philosopher, and poet who played a significant role in the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Tilley Emerson

    Tilley Emerson was an American essayist and philosopher who was a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Greycen Emerson

    Greycen Emerson was a prominent American essayist, philosopher, and poet who was a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Jarrius Emerson

    Jarrius Emerson was a prominent American essayist and philosopher known for his contributions to the Transcendentalist movement.

  • Ezeriah Emerson

    Ezeriah Emerson was a prominent essayist and philosopher who influenced the Transcendentalist movement in American literature.

  • Wake Emerson

    Wake Emerson was a prominent American poet and essayist known for his transcendentalist philosophy.

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April 27, 1977: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 27, 1977:

  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
  • South Africa: Freedom day.
  • Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.

Saints celebrated on April 27, 1977:

  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Saint Zita Lombardo
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April 27, 1977: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 27, 1977 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 25th and May 1st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 27, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 27, 1977 was Southern Nights by Glen Campbell, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

April 27, 1977: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 27, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Southern Nights
  2. - Hotel California
  3. - Don't Leave Me This Way
  4. - When I Need You
  5. - I've Got Love On My Mind

April 27, 1977: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on April 27, 1977 was I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart, according to the music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

April 27, 1977: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on April 27, 1977 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
  2. - Free
  3. - Ain't Gonna Bump No More
  4. - The Shuffle
  5. - Lucille

April 27, 1977: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 27, 1977 was Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) by Marvin Gaye, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 25th and May 1st.

April 27, 1977: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 27, 1977 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 25th and May 1st. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
  2. - The Pride (Part I)
  3. - I'm Your Boogie Man
  4. - I've Got Love On My Mind
  5. - You're Throwing A Good Love Away

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April 27, 1977: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 27, 1977 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

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

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

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

The Man Who Loved Women

Release year: 1977

Directed by: François Truffaut

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

Tomcats

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Harry Kerwin

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

April 27, 1977: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 27, 1977 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Rock Follies of '77

Release year: 1977

Ein Mann kam im August

Release year: 1977

Rob Roy

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Agradoot

April 27, 1977: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 27, 1977 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Age Of Uncertainty by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Age Of Uncertainty

By:

Age of Uncertainty: The: A History of Economic Ideas and Their Coby Galbraith, John Kenneth

The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum

The Chancellor Manuscript

By:

Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he assassinated? A group of intellectuals known as Inver Brass discovers a grave threat to the country.

Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler

Raise The Titanic!

By:

Dirk Pitt, a marine explorer, must rescue crucial material from the most notorious maritime disaster. This #1 New York Times bestseller is the result of orders from the Pentagon.

Haywire by Brooke Hayward

Haywire

By:

Haywire became a national sensation from 1977 when it was published. It was a #1 bestseller. Haywire is a Hollywood classic about a glittering family, and the dark secrets that lay beneath.

Majesty by Robert Lacey

Majesty

By:

This is a detailed, readable biography about the first Queen of England to reign since Victoria. It's a favourite child of a proud country and a strong, intelligent monarch who has shown great political skill in times of crisis.

April 27, 1977: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 27, 1977 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Basic Math

Basic Math

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Educational (mathematics)

Publisher: Atari

Air-Sea Battle

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

history

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 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about April 27th?

April 27th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 27th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 27th, such as:

  • 2019 - Official video for taylor swift's song "me!" the official video for taylor swift's "me" premiered thursday night. it broke vevo's record of the largest debut with at least 56.9 million views in 24 hours.
  • 2018 - As protests enter their fifth week, the united nations high commissioner zeid ra'ad al hussein requests israel to stop using lethal force. israeli defence forces are openly firing again, even using live ammunition.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: the syrian observatory for human rights reported a large explosion close to damascus international airport, followed by a fire. according to the syrian government, israel attacked the military base with multiple missiles. yisrael katz, israeli intelligence minister, stated that the strike was in complete agreement with israel's policies. (bbc) (wires via sydney morning herald: israeli air defense command shot down a syrian air force drone with a mim-104 patriot missile.

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What happened in 1977?

1977 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 8th (final) part of Roots is most-watched TV entertainment show to date.
  • Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr President of Hall of Fame
  • CB Savage by Rod Hart peaks at #67

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What was the calendar for April 1977?

April 1977 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Wednesday April 27, 1977