Wednesday 31 August 1977
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Hardy and Del Marquis.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions.
In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Nobuhiko Ohbayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Full Disclosure by William Safire was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Secret Army.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Street Racer or Surround.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Jeff Hardy: Wrestler.
- Del Marquis
- Ian Harte: Irish footballer.
- Pierre-Yves Bournazel
- Craig Nicholls: Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Vines).
- Paul Garber: helped establish Air and Space Museum in Washington DC.
- Spyros Kyprianou appointed President of Cyprus
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1977 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Emotions - Best Of My Love
- Andy Gibb - I Just Want To Be Your Everything
- Rita Coolidge - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
- Commodores - Easy
- James Taylor - Handy Man
- The Floaters - Float On
- Crosby, Stills and Nash - Just A Song Before I Go
- Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop
- The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
- Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
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