Saturday 27 August 1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Deco (footballer) and Olivia Lee.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Path Between The Seas by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching SCTV.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball or Zork.
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- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Deco (footballer)
- Olivia Lee
- Sarah Chalke: Ottawa, Ontario -- Actress (Becky-Roseanne, Ernest Goes to School).
- Trisha Williams: Hobbs, New Mexico -- Miss America - New Mexico (1997).
- Deco : Portuguese footballer.
- Mase : American rapper and producer.
- Justin Miller: American baseball player (d. 2013).
- Michelle Kathlene Cardamon: California, United States -- Miss Teen USA (1996-3rd).
- Chicago closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 947 performances
- Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry Guinee
- Toby Harrah and Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off New York Yankees' pitcher Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Texas Rangers won 8-2.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Commodores - Easy
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- Pablo Cruise - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- The Floaters - Float On
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
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