Friday 29 April 1977
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Titus O'Neil and Rocio Carrasco.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell.
In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blackjack or Indy 500.
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- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Rocio Carrasco: Spanish TV host and socialite.
- Titus O'Neil: Wrestler.
- Rocío Carrasco: Spanish television host.
- Zuzana Hejdová: Czech tennis player.
- Claus Jensen: Danish footballer and sportscaster.
- British Aerospace forms.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Glen Campbell - Southern Nights
- Eagles - Hotel California
- Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
- Natalie Cole - I've Got Love On My Mind
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Atlanta Rhythm Section - So In To You
- Jennifer Warnes - Right Time Of The Night
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- William Bell - Tryin' To Love Two
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