Tuesday May 31, 1977
US date format: 5/31/1977, UK date format: 31/5/1977
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Eric Christian Olsen and Joachim Olsen.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits.
Are You Being Served?, directed by Bob Kellett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977
while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood High.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Circus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 31, 1977?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 31, 1977?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- KC and the Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man
- Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
- Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)
- Climax Blues Band - Couldn't Get It Right
- Kenny Rogers - Lucille
- Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy
- Foreigner - Feels Like The First Time
- Leo Sayer - When I Need You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
- Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Hollywood
- Tavares - Whodunit
- Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently
- The Sylvers - High School Dance
- The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
- The Manhattans - It Feels So Good To Be Loved So Bad
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Don't Love You Anymore
- The Dramatics - I Can't Get Over You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 31If May 31, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 3 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?