Saturday December 31, 1977, NewYear’s Eve
US date format: 12/31/1977, UK date format: 31/12/1977
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 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 Psy (entertainer) and Didi Schackman.
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 Video Olympics or Space Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 31, 1977?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Bubbling Brown Sugar closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 766 performances
- Man of La Mancha closes at Palace Theater NYC after 124 performances
- WFAT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
- Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 31, 1977?
On December 31, 1977 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 31, 1977?
On December 31, 1977 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 31, 1977?
On December 31, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1977?
On December 31, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on December 31, 1977?
On December 31, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 31, 1977?
On December 31, 1977 several famous people were born including, Psy (entertainer), Didi Schackman, Charline Vanhoenacker.
Which famous people died on December 31, 1977?
Famous people died on December 31, 1977 include, Nora Marlowe, Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
What was the number one song in December 31, 1977?
The number one song in the week of December 31, 1977 was How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings in UK.
What were the top hits on December 31, 1977?
The top hits on December 31, 1977 were How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees, You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone, Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt in US and Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings, Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul, Uptown Top Ranking by Althia & Donna in UK.