Sunday January 30, 1977

US date format: 1/30/1977, UK date format: 30/1/1977

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Dan Hinote and Tom Malchow. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Car Wash by Rose Royce. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Adolf Hitler by John Toland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blankety Blanks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 500 or Video Olympics.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 8th (final) part of Roots is most-watched TV entertainment show to date.
  • Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr President of Hall of Fame
  • Allan Border scores 36 in his first-class innings (New South Wales versus Queensland).

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Movies

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Suspiria

Suspiria

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé

Country: United States of America

Wizards

Wizards

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Bob Holt, Jesse Welles, Richard Romanus, David Proval

Country: United States of America

Cross of Iron

Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Country: United States of America

Camouflage

Camouflage

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Starring: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul, Mariusz Dmochowski

Bad

Bad

Directed by: Jed Johnson

Starring: Cyrinda Foxe, Matthew Anton, Cathy Roskam, Carroll Baker

TV Series

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Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

Zur See

Zur See

Directed by: Wolfgang Luderer

Starring: Horst Drinda, Jürgen Zartmann, Günter Naumann, Wilfried Pucher

Days to next January 30

If January 30, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Adolf Hitler by John Toland

Adolf Hitler

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose

The Users by Joyce Haber

The Users

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This shocking novel takes the reader behind the scenes of the New Hollywood, the international crowd, the world of big business, politics, and the syndicate.

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

October Light by John Gardner

October Light

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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. New Directions is excited to reissue the Gardner classics, beginning with October Light, a complex relationship rendered in a down-to-earth narrative.October

Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick

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Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Video Olympics

Video Olympics

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Street Racer

Street Racer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 30, 1977 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 30, 1977?

On January 30, 1977 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 30, 1977?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 30, 1977?

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

Which famous people are born on January 30, 1977?

On January 30, 1977 several famous people were born including, Dan Hinote, Tom Malchow, Deltha O'Neal.

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

The number one song in the week of January 30, 1977 was Car Wash by Rose Royce in US and Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul in UK.

What were the top hits on January 30, 1977?

The top hits on January 30, 1977 were Car Wash by Rose Royce, I Wish by Stevie Wonder, Dazz by Brick in US and Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, When A Child Is Born by Johnny Mathis, Don't Cry For Me Argentina by Julie Covington in UK.


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