Wednesday 28 September 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Se Ri Pak and Julien Pillet.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco.
In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Bilitis, directed by David Hamilton, 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 Glenview High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Video Olympics.
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Which were the important events of 28 September 1977 ?
- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
- Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
- Also see September 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lorenzo Ruiz
- Se Ri Pak: Korean golfer.
- Julien Pillet: French sabre fencer, who is a three-time Olympic medalist as he won the gold in the team event at the 2004 Summer Olympics and also at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
- Young Jeezy: American rapper.
- Ireneusz Marcinkowski: Polish footballer.
- Pak Se-ri: South Korean golfer.
- The Porsche 928 debuts at the Geneva Auto Convention.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) - Meco
- KC and the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
- Shaun Cassidy - That's Rock 'N' Roll
- Foreigner - Cold As Ice
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
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