Tuesday August 30, 1977

US date format: 8/30/1977, UK date format: 30/8/1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 30, 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 Elden Henson and Michael Gladis. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. In UK Way Down by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Damnation Alley, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1977 while Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Secret Army. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Super Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

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Movies

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Damnation Alley

Damnation Alley

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Dominique Sanda, Paul Winfield

September 30, 1955

September 30, 1955

Release year: 1977

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Richard Thomas, Susan Tyrrell, Deborah Benson, Lisa Blount

Death Promise

Death Promise

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Robert Warmflash

Starring: Charles Bonet, Speedy Leacock, Bill Louie, Thompson Kao Kang

TV Series

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Secret Army

Secret Army

Release year: 1977

Written by:

Starring: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Condominium by John D. MacDonald

Condominium

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A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

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Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

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 …

Illusions by Richard Bach

Illusions

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In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of …

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

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 30, 1977?

On August 30, 1977 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 30, 1977?

On August 30, 1977 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 30, 1977?

On August 30, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 30, 1977?

On August 30, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 30, 1977?

On August 30, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 30, 1977?

On August 30, 1977 several famous people were born including, Elden Henson, Michael Gladis, Loana (stylist singer).

What was the number one song in August 30, 1977?

The number one song in the week of August 30, 1977 was Best Of My Love by The Emotions in US and Way Down by Elvis Presley in UK.

What were the top hits on August 30, 1977?

The top hits on August 30, 1977 were Best Of My Love by The Emotions, I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb, (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher by Rita Coolidge in US and Way Down by Elvis Presley, Magic Fly by Space, Silver Lady by David Soul in UK.