Saturday May 28, 1977

US date format: 5/28/1977, UK date format: 28/5/1977

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 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 Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Brian Friedman. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Cinderella, directed by Michael Pataki, 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 Hollywood High. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Depthcharge or Boot Hill.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
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Events

  • In Southgate, Kentucky, the Beverly Hills Supper Club is engulfed in fire, killing 165 people inside.
  • The Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Kentucky, is engulfed in fire, killing 165 inside.

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Movies

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Cinderella

Cinderella

Directed by: Michael Pataki

Starring: Cheryl Smith, Yana Nirvana, Marilyn Corwin, Jennifer Doyle

Young Lady Chatterley

Young Lady Chatterley

Directed by: Alan Roberts

Starring: Harlee McBride, Peter Ratray, William Beckley, Ann Michelle

The Duellists

The Duellists

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Country: United States of America

Amar Akbar Anthony

Amar Akbar Anthony

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh

The American Friend

The American Friend

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

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Chôdenji mashin Borutesu Faibu

Starring: Joseph Bitangcol, Christine Bonnevie, Ricci Chan, Dodo Crisol

Country: Japan

The Sunday Drama

The Sunday Drama

Days to next May 28

If May 28, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 3 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

East Wind, Rain by N. Richard Nash

East Wind, Rain

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Book.

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 Gamesman by Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman

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The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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Changing

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Depthcharge

Depthcharge

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Sega-Gremlin Taito

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 28, 1977?

On May 28, 1977 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 28, 1977?

On May 28, 1977 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 28, 1977?

On May 28, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 28, 1977?

On May 28, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 28, 1977?

On May 28, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 28, 1977?

On May 28, 1977 several famous people were born including, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Ashley Ryan Ruiz Offord in Miami, Brian Friedman.

Which famous people died on May 28, 1977?

Famous people died on May 28, 1977 include, Jiri Reinberger.

What was the number one song in May 28, 1977?

The number one song in the week of May 28, 1977 was Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder 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 May 28, 1977?

The top hits on May 28, 1977 were Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder, When I Need You by Leo Sayer, I'm Your Boogie Man by KC and the Sunshine Band 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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