Monday June 27, 1977
US date format: 6/27/1977, UK date format: 27/6/1977
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Raúl González and Lolly .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) by Bill Conti.
In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits.
The Spy Who Loved Me, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The House That Jack Built.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 27, 1977?
- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- Djibouti (Afars & Issas) claims Independence from France
- Willie McCovey smashes 2 HRs in inning for 2nd time (April 12, 1973)
- 5-4 US Supreme Court decision allows lawyers to advertise.
- France grants independence to Djibouti.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 27, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Shaun Cassidy - Da Doo Ron Ron
- Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Hot - Angel In Your Arms
- Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner
- Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Commodores - Easy
- Slave - Slide
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Johnny Guitar Watson - A Real Mother For Ya
- Enchantment - Sunshine
- Tyrone Davis - This I Swear
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Don't Love You Anymore
- Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently
- Rose Royce - I'm Going Down
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?