Thursday March 17, 1977, St. Patrick's Day

US date format: 3/17/1977, UK date format: 17/3/1977

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 17, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tamar Braxton and Hadeel Abol-Naga. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. The Domino Principle, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ein Mann kam im August. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Bug or Boot Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
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Movies

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The Domino Principle

The Domino Principle

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, Richard Widmark, Mickey Rooney

Eraserhead

Eraserhead

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States of America

Bilitis

Bilitis

Directed by: David Hamilton

Starring: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau, Mathieu Carrière

Country: United States of America

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Junius Matthews, Barbara Luddy, Howard Morris

Country: United States of America

Joseph Andrews

Joseph Andrews

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Ann-Margret, Peter Firth, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid

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TV Series

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Ein Mann kam im August

Ein Mann kam im August

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

The New Adventures of Batman

The New Adventures of Batman

Directed by: Don Towsley

Headmaster

Headmaster

Directed by: Agradoot

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Starring: Graham Kennedy, Ugly Dave Gray, Stuart Wagstaff

Country: Australia

Days to next March 17

If March 17, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler

Raise The Titanic!

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On orders from the Pentagon, marine explorer Dirk Pitt must salvage crucial material from the world's most infamous maritime disaster in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.The

Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal

Oliver'S Story

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Oliver loved Jenny. Now, two lonely years later, Jenny is gone and Oliver Barrett IV feels he will never love again--should never love again.

The Users by Joyce Haber

The Users

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This shocking novel takes the reader behind the scenes of the New Hollywood, the international crowd, the world of big business, politics, and the syndicate.

The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman

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The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Super Bug

Super Bug

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing / Driving

Indy 500

Indy 500

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Platform: Arcade

Genre: shooter game

Space Wars

Space Wars

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 17, 1977?

On March 17, 1977 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is March 17, 1977?

On March 17, 1977 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 17, 1977?

On March 17, 1977 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 17, 1977?

On March 17, 1977 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 17, 1977?

On March 17, 1977 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 17, 1977?

On March 17, 1977 several famous people were born including, Tamar Braxton, Hadeel Abol-Naga, Iveta Jankularova.

What was the number one song in March 17, 1977?

The number one song in the week of March 17, 1977 was Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand in US and Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer in UK.

What were the top hits on March 17, 1977?

The top hits on March 17, 1977 were Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand, Fly Like An Eagle by Steve Miller Band, Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer, Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba, Boogie Nights by Heatwave in UK.


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