1977 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1974 1975 197619771978 1979 1980

1977 (MCMLXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

  • February – 2000ad, a British comic, is first published.
  • July 13 – The New York Blackout
  • November 13Shirley Jones and Marty Ingels marry
  • Hot Press, an Irish music magazine debuts.
  • Blue Öyster Cult release their album Spectres

Births

Deaths

Movies released

Hit songs

  • "Alison" – Elvis Costello
  • "American Girl" – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • "Amoureuse de la vie" – Dalida
  • "Angel In Your Arms" – Hot
  • "Another Star" – Stevie Wonder
  • "April Sun In Cuba" – Dragon
  • "As" – Stevie Wonder
  • "Baby What A Big Surprise" – Chicago
  • "Barracuda" – Heart
  • "Black Betty" – Ram Jam
  • "Blue Bayou" – Linda Ronstadt
  • "Boogie Nights" – Heatwave
  • "California" – Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • "Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft" – The Carpenters
  • "Captain Sky" – Dalida
  • "Carry On Wayward Son" – Kansas
  • "Cold As Ice" – Foreigner
  • "Come Sail Away" – Styx
  • "Complete Control" – The Clash
  • "Coyote" – Joni Mitchell
  • "Dancing In The Moonlight(It's Caught Me In The Spotlight)" – Thin Lizzy
  • "Dancing The Night Away" – The Motors
  • "Daytime Friends" – Kenny Rogers
  • "Disco Inferno" – The Trammps
  • "Do Anything You Wanna Do" – Eddie and the Hotrods
  • "Don't Believe A Word" – Thin Lizzy
  • "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" – Crystal Gayle
  • "Don't Stop" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "Down To Zero" – Joan Armatrading
  • "Dr Love" – Tina Charles
  • "Dreamboat Annie" – Heart
  • "Fanfare For The Common Man" – Emerson Lake and Palmer
  • "Father Christmas" – The Kinks
  • "Feels Like The First Time" – Foreigner
  • "Femme est la Nuit" – Dalida
  • "Fly Like An Eagle" – Steve Miller Band
  • "(Get A)Grip(On Yourself)" – The Stranglers
  • "Give A Little Bit" – Supertramp
  • "Go Your Own Way" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "God Save The Queen" – The Sex Pistols
  • "Heard It In A Love Song" – Marshall Tucker
  • "Heartsong" – Gordon Giltrap
  • "Hello Stranger" – Yvonne Elliman
  • "Help Is On It's Way" – Little River Band
  • "Here Come Those Tears Again" – Jackson Browne
  • "Heroes" – David Bowie
  • "Holidays In The Sun" – The Sex Pistols
  • "I Need A Man" – Grace Jones
  • "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" – Warren Zevon
  • "I'm In You" – Peter Frampton
  • "In The Flesh" – Blondie
  • "Jamming/Punky Reggae Party" – Bob Marley and the Wailers
  • "Jet Airliner" – Steve Miller Band
  • "Jungle Love" – Steve Miller Band
  • "Killing of Georgie, Pt. 1-2" – Rod Stewart
  • "Let There Be Rock" – AC/DC
  • "Lido Shuffle" – Boz Scaggs
  • "Life In The Fast Lane" – The Eagles
  • "Like A Huricane" – Neil Young
  • "Livin' Thing" – Electric Light Orchestra
  • "Living Next Door To Alice" – Smokie
  • "Lonely Boy" – Andrew Gold
  • "Love Is The Answer" – Utopia
  • "Ma Baker" – Boney M
  • "Magazine Madonna – Sherbet
  • "Mannequin" – Wire
  • "Margaritaville" – Jimmy Buffett
  • "Maybe I'm Amazed" (live) – Paul McCartney & Wings
  • "Memory Motel" – The Rolling Stones
  • "More Than A Feeling" – Boston
  • "Motorhead" – Motorhead
  • "No More Heroes" – The Stranglers
  • "Nobody Does It Better" – Carly Simon
  • "Peaches/Go Buddy Go" – The Stranglers
  • "Pearl's A Singer" – Elkie Brooks
  • "Portsmouth" – Mike Oldfield
  • "The Pretender" – Jackson Browne
  • "Pretty Vacant" – The Sex Pistols
  • "Really Free" – John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett
  • "Remember... C'était loin" – Dalida & Richard Chanfray as St-Germain
  • "Rip To Her Shreds" – Blondie
  • "Rockaria" – Electric Light Orchestra
  • "Rockin' All Over The World" – Status Quo
  • "Rose Of Cimarron(EP)" – Poco
  • "Salma Ya Salama" – Dalida
  • "Save It For A Rainy Day" – Stephen Bishop
  • "Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll" – Ian Dury
  • "She's Not There" – Santana
  • "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" – The Ramones
  • "Smoke On The Water" – Deep Purple
  • "Solsbury Hill" – Peter Gabriel
  • "Something Better Change/Straighten Out" – The Stranglers
  • "Sound And Vision" – David Bowie
  • "Things We Do For Love" – 10cc
  • "This Is Tomorrow" – Bryan Ferry
  • "Ti Amo (Je t'aime)" – Dalida
  • "Tie Your Mother Down" – Queen
  • "2-4-6-8 Motorway" – Tom Robinson Band
  • "Tumbling Dice" – Linda Ronstadt
  • "Walk This Way" – Aerosmith
  • "Watching The Detectives" – Elvis Costello
  • "We Are The Champions" – Queen
  • "We Will Rock You" – Queen
  • "We Just Disagree" – Dave Mason
  • "White Riot" – The Clash
  • "Whole Wide World" – Wreckless Eric
  • "Wild Side Of Life" – Status Quo
  • "Wonderous Stories" – Yes
  • "Year Of The Cat" – Al Stewart
  • "You And Me" – Alice Cooper
  • "You Yesyesyes" – The Residents
  • "You're In My Heart" – Rod Stewart
  • "You're Moving Out Today" – Carole Bayer Sager
  • "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher" – Rita Coolidge
  • "Your Song" – Billy Paul

New books

  • The Amityville Horror – Jay Anson
  • Beggarman, Thief – Irwin Shaw
  • BloodlineSidney Sheldon
  • A Bonus – Elizabeth Smart
  • The Chancellor ManuscriptRobert Ludlum
  • Child of the Morning – Pauline Gedge
  • The Complete Book of Running – Jim Fixx
  • Daniel Martin – John Fowles
  • Dreams Die FirstHarold Robbins
  • The Honourable SchoolboyJohn le Carré
  • How to Save Your Own Life – Erica Jong
  • Illusions – Richard Bach
  • James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me – Christopher Wood
  • Oliver's Story – Erich Segal
  • The Plague Dogs – Richard Adams
  • RageRichard Bachman
  • Refiner's Fire – Mark Helprin
  • A Scanner DarklyPhilip K. Dick
  • The Sea, The Sea – Iris Murdoch
  • The ShiningStephen King
  • The SilmarillionJ. R. R. Tolkien
  • The Slave GirlBuchi Emecheta
  • Song of SolomonToni Morrison
  • Terms of Endearment – Larry McMurtry
  • The Thorn BirdsColleen McCullough
  • The True American, A Folk Fable – Melvin Van Peebles
  • The Wars – Timothy Findley
  • Rocky Marciano. Biography of A First Son – Everett M. Skehan

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