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 change

The Atari video game system

Births change

Adam Małysz at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Deaths change

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Anthony Eden

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Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

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Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk

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Ludwig Erhard
Joan Crawford
Modibo Keïta

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Roberto Rossellini

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Vladimir Nabokov

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Elvis Presley
Groucho Marx

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Maria Callas

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Bing Crosby

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Charlie Chaplin

Nobel Prizes change

Movies released change

Model of spacecraft from Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Hit songs change

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in 2013

New books change

Irwin Shaw in 1948