Thursday December 29, 1977
US date format: 12/29/1977, UK date format: 29/12/1977
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 29, 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 Katherine Moennig and Elodie Kulik.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees.
In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits.
Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, 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 Professionals.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Basic Math.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 29, 1977?
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 29, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
- Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou
- L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
- Linda Ronstadt - It's So Easy
- Player - Baby Come Back
- Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
- Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again
- Bob Welch - Sentimental Lady
- Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Wings - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
- David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
- Althia & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking
- Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
- Abba - Money Money Money
- Donna Summer - Love's Unkind
- Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
- Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache
- The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - Floral Dance
- Barry Biggs - Sideshow
Top #5 R&B songs
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Serpentine Fire
- ConFunkShun - Ffun
- George Duke - Reach For It
- Rose Royce - Ooh Boy
- High Inergy - You Can't Turn Me Off (in The Middle Of Turning Me
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?