Historical Events In 1977
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
May 19 In the year 1977 "Smokey &the Bandit" premieres
May 20 In the year 1977 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
May 21 On this day in history "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 167 performances
May 21 On this day in history albert Innaurato's "Gemini" premieres in NYC
May 21 On this day in history fire in hotel Duc de Brabant Brussels, kills 19
May 22 Final European scheduled run of the Orient Express (94 years) in the year 1977.
May 22 In the year 1977 gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73
May 23 On this day in history benin adopts its constitution
May 23 Moluccan extremists hold 105 schoolchildren & 50 others hostage on a hijacked train in Netherlands, children released May 27, siege ends June 11 on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history 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 "Beatles Live! At the Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released on this day in history.
May 25 Dutch social democratic party wins parliamentary election in the year 1977.
May 25 In the year 1977 liverpool wins 22nd Europe Cup 1 in Rome
May 25 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1977 "Beatlemania" opens in Winter Garden Theater on Broadway
May 26 George Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center in the year 1977.
May 26 Jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63 in the year 1977.
May 26 In the year 1977 movie "Star Wars" debuts
May 27 2 Boeing 747s by Pan Am & KLM collide in Canary Islands, killing 582 on this day in history.
May 27 NYC fines George Willig 1¢ for each of 110 stories of the World Trade Center he climbed in the year 1977.
May 28 On this day in history 165 killed in a fire at Beverly Hills Supper Club in Kentucky
May 28 Jiri Reinberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1977 goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66
May 29 Janet Guthrie becomes first woman to drive in the Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.
May 29 NBC News & Information Service (24 hour news) ends on radio in the year 1977.
May 29 Sue Press is first woman golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1977 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 30 Claire Goll, writer, dies at 86 in the year 1977.
May 31 On this day in history "Beatlemania" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances
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 in the year 1977.
Jun 02 On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Great Gildersleeve, Ichabod & Me), dies at 77
Jun 02 On this day in history nJ allows casino gambling in Atlantic City