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April 2nd, 1977...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rich Girl"
by Daryl Hall and John Oates

In the UK:
"Knowing Me Knowing You"
by Abba
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lily Tomlin

(TIME Cover: March the 28th, 1977)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of April:

1348 - Andronicus IV Palaeologus, Eastern Roman Emperor
1510 - Ashikaga Yoshiharu, Japanese shogun (d. 1550)
1653 - Prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)
1725 - Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer and writer (d. 1798)
1805 - Hans Christian Andersen, Danish writer (d. 1875)
1840 - Émile Zola, French novelist and critic (d. 1902)
1875 - Walter Chrysler, American automobile pioneer (d. 1940)
1891 - Max Ernst, German painter (d. 1976)
1928 - Serge Gainsbourg, French singer (d. 1991)
1939 - Marvin Gaye, American singer (d. 1984)
1961 - Keren Woodward, British singer (Bananarama)
1962 - Pierre Carles, French documentarist

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1977

Ilya Prigogine

for his contributions to non-equilibrium thermodynamics, particularly the theory of dissipative structures

Université Libre de Bruxelles - Brussels, Belgium; University of Texas - Austin, TX, US

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1977 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1977

Annie Hall
directed by Woody Allen
with Woody Allen (Alvy Singer) and Diane Keaton (Annie Hall)

Designed in 1977

The Valigia table lamp
by Ettore Sottsass, Jr.

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Rod Stewart / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 230, January 13, 1977



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