Friday, February 9, 2007


For those of you who are wondering why I am posting this....this was when I was born. Enjoy!

Friday, February 11, 1977
Top News Headlines This Week:
Feb 11 - E Bowell & C T Kowal discover asteroid #3924 Birch Feb 11 - Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #3578 Feb 11 - 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia (heaviest known crustacean) Feb 12 - Toronto Maple Leafs shutout Washington Capitals 10-0 Feb 13 - E Bowell discovers asteroid #4110 Keats Feb 13 - Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #4232 Aparicio
Top Songs for 1977
Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder Best of My Love by Emotions
Evergreen (from "A Star Is Born") by Barbara Streisand Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates
I Just Want to Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone
Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor Got to Give It Up by Marvin Gaye
1977 PricesUS President
Bread:$0.32/loafJimmy Carter
Milk:$1.44/galUS Vice President
Eggs:$1.30/dozWalter F. Mondale
Car:$5,814Academy Award Winners
Best Picture:Annie Hall
Directed By Woody Allen
Best Actor:Richard Dreyfuss
in The Goodbye Girl
Best Actress:Diane Keaton
in Annie Hall
Avg Income:$18,264/yr
Min Wage:$2.30/hr
DOW Avg:831
People born on February 11
1941 - Sergio Mendes jazz/pop musician (Brazil '66/'77/'88)
1934 - Tina Louise New York NY, actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas)
1936 - Burt Reynolds Waycross GA, actor (Evening Shade, Striptease, Cannonball Run, Smokey and the Bandit, Dan August, Deliverance)
1909 - Max Baer [The Livermore Larruper] Omaha NB, heavyweight boxing champion (1934-35)/actor (The Prizefighter and the Lady)
1847 - Thomas Alva Edison Milan OH, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)
On TV in 1977
Mork & Mindy Alice Charlie's Angels
Soap Little House on the Prairie Three's Company
Laverne & Shirley CHiPs Happy Days
Barney Miller
Hot New Toys in 1977
Pro Foto-Football Mr. Machine (Re-issue) Pulsar
The Fembot Star Wars Action Figures Evel Knievel Strato Cycle
Battling Spaceships Fisher-Price Movie Theater Mr. Microphone
Top Books in 1977
Samuel Johnson by Walter Jackson Bate Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

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