Historical Events In 1977
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
May 19 "Smokey &the Bandit" premieres in the year 1977.
May 20 In the year 1977 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
May 21 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 167 performances in the year 1977.
May 21 Albert Innaurato's "Gemini" premieres in NYC on this day in history.
May 21 Fire in hotel Duc de Brabant Brussels, kills 19 on this day in history.
May 22 Final European scheduled run of the Orient Express (94 years) on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1977 gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73
May 23 Benin adopts its constitution on this day in history.
May 23 Moluccan extremists hold 105 schoolchildren & 50 others hostage on a hijacked train in Netherlands, children released May 27, siege ends June 11 in the year 1977.
May 23 In the year 1977 supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrong doers H R Halderman, John Ehrlichman & John Mitchell
May 24 USSR President Podgorny resigns on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history "Beatles Live! At the Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released
May 25 Dutch social democratic party wins parliamentary election on this day in history.
May 25 Liverpool wins 22nd Europe Cup 1 in Rome on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 26 "Beatlemania" opens in Winter Garden Theater on Broadway in the year 1977.
May 26 George Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center in the year 1977.
May 26 In the year 1977 jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63
May 26 On this day in history movie "Star Wars" debuts
May 27 2 Boeing 747s by Pan Am & KLM collide in Canary Islands, killing 582 in the year 1977.
May 27 NYC fines George Willig 1¢ for each of 110 stories of the World Trade Center he climbed on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history 165 killed in a fire at Beverly Hills Supper Club in Kentucky
May 28 On this day in history jiri Reinberger, composer, dies at 63
May 29 Goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1977.
May 29 Janet Guthrie becomes first woman to drive in the Indianapolis 500 in the year 1977.
May 29 NBC News & Information Service (24 hour news) ends on radio in the year 1977.
May 29 In the year 1977 sue Press is first woman golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one
May 29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
May 30 Claire Goll, writer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
May 31 "Beatlemania" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani becomes heir apparent to throne of Qatar
May 31 Trans Alaska oil pipeline completed on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1977 forrest Lewis, actor (Great Gildersleeve, Ichabod & Me), dies at 77
Jun 02 On this day in history nJ allows casino gambling in Atlantic City