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 Paul Garber and Jeff Hardy.
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 The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Secret Army.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Triple Hunt or Super Bug.
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1977 ?
- 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
- Paul Garber: helped establish Air and Space Museum in Washington DC.
- Jeff Hardy: Wrestler.
- Ian Harte: Irish footballer.
- Craig Nicholls: Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Vines).
- Spyros Kyprianou appointed President of Cyprus
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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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