May The Fourth Be With You
Star Wars first made an appearance on the silver screen stateside in May 1977. The George Lucas spectacular finally made it to the UK in December 1977 much to the delight of cinema goers throughout the country. The 1977 film was the first instalment in the Star Wars series starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and many more who would go on to become iconic names in the film industry.
On the 3rd May 1977 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the ll launched HMS Invincible. The light aircraft carrier would go on to be deployed to the Falklands War, Yugoslav War and the Second Gulf War (Iraq War). The carrier was decommissioned in 2005 and eventually sold for scrap in 2011.
Rod Stewarts I Don’t Want To Talk About It/First Cut Is The Deepest made a number of top 10 appearances before going to number one on the 15th May 1977. Other top ten hits included The Eagles with Hotel California, Marvin Gaye with Got To Give It Up and Stevie Wonder with Sir Duke.