We"ve performed the most in-depth research possibile on August 16, 1977, here"s what our experts found out: it was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 16, 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 Tamer Hosny . 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. Hum Kisise Kum Naheen, directed by Nasir Hussain, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1977 while The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Depthcharge. But much more happened that day: find out below..

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RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases) USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York) Palio dell'Assunta in Siena Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944


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Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Nasir Hussain

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Tariq, Kaajal Kiran, Amjad Khan

San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

That Obscure Object of Desire

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

The Psychic

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jennifer O"Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko


Release year: 1977

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

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