calendar year

1977 (MCMLXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1977th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 977th year of the 2nd millennium, the 77th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1970s decade.

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

Events Edit

The Atari video game system

Births Edit

Adam Małysz at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Deaths Edit

January Edit

Anthony Eden

February Edit

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

March Edit

Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk

April Edit

May Edit

Ludwig Erhard
Joan Crawford
Modibo Keïta

June Edit

Roberto Rossellini

July Edit

Vladimir Nabokov

August Edit

Elvis Presley
Groucho Marx

September Edit

Maria Callas

October Edit

Bing Crosby

November Edit

December Edit

Charlie Chaplin

Nobel Prizes Edit

Movies released Edit

Model of spacecraft from Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Hit songs Edit

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in 2013

New books Edit

Irwin Shaw in 1948