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1977
Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter is sworn in as the 39th President of the United States on January 20th
Hanns Martin Schleyer
Hanns Martin Schleyer is kidnapped by the RAF on September 5th and later murdered; High point of the German autumn .
Return of the GSG 9 after the Landshut kidnapping
Return of the GSG 9 after the liberation of the Lufthansa aircraft
Two planes collide in Tenerife
The Tenerife plane disaster was the largest plane crash in the history of civil aviation
Star Wars Logo.svg
The first Star Wars film was released on May 25 and has shaped pop culture to this day
Elvis Presley 1970.jpg
Elvis Presley dies of heart failure on August 16
1977 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2730
Armenian calendar 1425-1426
Ethiopian calendar 1969-1970
Badi calendar 133-134
Bengali calendar 1383-1384
Berber calendar 2927
Buddhist calendar 2521
Burmese calendar 1339
Byzantine calendar 7485-7486
Chinese calendar
 - era 4673-4674 or
4613-4614
 - 60 year cycle

Fire Dragon ( 丙辰 , 53) -
Fire Snake ( 丁巳 , 54)

French
revolutionary calendar
CLXXXV - CLXXXVI
185-186
Hebrew calendar 5737-5738
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2033-2034
 - Shaka Samvat 1899-1900
Iranian calendar 1355-1356
Islamic calendar 1397-1398
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Shōwa 52
 - Kōki 2637
Coptic calendar 1693-1694
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4310
 - Juche era 66
Minguo calendar 66
Modern Olympics XXI
Seleucid calendar 2288-2289
Thai solar calendar 2520

The year 1977 was dominated by the RAF terror ( German autumn ) , especially in Germany . This culminated with the kidnapping of the Landshut and the kidnapping and murder of Hanns Martin Schleyer .

Events

Annual dedications

politics

January

February

March

Flag of Angola

April

May

  • May 1 : In the largest May 1 demo in the history of Turkey , 37 people are killed by attacks by Turkish counterguerilla forces. In Turkey and Northern Kurdistan at the end of the 1970s, up to 20-25 people died every day in political disputes between revolutionary and fascist forces.
  • May 17th : Double taxation agreement between the Federal Republic of Germany and Kenya
  • May 23 : kidnapping of the Assen-Groningen / Netherlands train by young people from South Moluccas . Military termination 19 days later. Two dead hostages. Six dead hostage-takers

June

European Court of Auditors

July

August

Rudolf Bahro

September

October

November

December

Jean-Bédel Bokassa

economy

science and technology

The icebreaker Arktika

Culture

"Laserscape" by Horst H. Baumann

society

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see under the respective discipline under athletics .

Liverpool FC logo

Disasters

Nobel Prizes

Philip Warren Anderson

music

Dire Straits

Quotes

Quotes from and about 1977:

  • Ken Olsen formulates his vision for the data processing of the future: "There is not a single reason why anyone would want a computer in their home". The quote has been demonstrably taken out of context.

Born

January

David Millar
Orlando Bloom, 2010.

February

March

Chris Martin

April

Annett Louisan
Frederik Magle

May

Mariano Andrés Pernía
India Morel

June

Raúl , 2009

July

Jarome Iginla

August

Kristina Schröder

September

David Albelda
Kerstin Stegemann

October

Bode Miller
Birgit Prinz

November

Brittany Murphy

December

Luke Donald
Psy, 2013

Day unknown

Died

January

Anthony Eden , 1942
Carl Zuckmayer († January 18)

February

Oskar Klein

March

Jan Patočka

April

Sepp Herberger († April 28)

May

Ludwig Erhard († May 5)
Joan Crawford , still photo from 1925

June

Wernher von Braun

July

Alice Paul

August

Ernst Bloch († August 4)

September

October

Bing Crosby († October 14)

November

Ferdinand May

December

Charles Chaplin († December 25)

Day unknown

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