Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 4 January 1977

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Millar and Jonathan Cochet. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while To Jerusalem And Back by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meeting of Minds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus or Combat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1977 or at January 04 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 4 January 1977 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sentinel

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States

More info

Voyage of the Damned

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant

Country: United States

More info

The Enforcer

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

More info

The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

More info

King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 4 January 1977!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Meeting of Minds

Starring: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows

Country: United States

More info

Captain Cosmic and 2T2

Starring: Bob Wilkins

Country: United States

More info

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

More info

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

In Search of...

Starring: Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

More info

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1977 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 04 January
  • Mary Shane hired by Chicago White Sox as 1st woman TV play-by-play

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 4 January 1977 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1977?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

To Jerusalem And Back

By: Saul Bellow

Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and ...

More info


By: Alex Haley

One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

More info

The Silmarillion

By: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in The Silmarillion a cosmology to call their own, medieval romances, fierce fairy tales, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury .

More info

The Hite Report On Male Sexuality

By: Shere Hite

"A riveting document!"NEWSWEEKOver 7,000 men, ages thirteen to ninety-seven, speak out about: What they think of women--as wives, lovers, and friends; why a majority of men like marriage but are not

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air-Sea Battle

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

More info


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy

More info


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

More info


Platform: PDP-10

Genre: Role-playing video game


Platform: PDP-10, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 128, CP/M, TRS-80, IBM PC, Apple II, Apple IIe, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, DOS, NEC PC-9801, MSX,

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Personal Software Infocom Activision

More info

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 4 January 1977 is such a special date for you!