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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1977: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1977?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1977 NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games.
  • 02 Apr 1977 Montreal Canadiens set NHL record of 34 straight home games without a loss.
  • 03 Apr 1977 Netherlands / Belgium / Luxembourg adopt summer time
  • 04 Apr 1977 Grundy, Virginia experienced a major flood that made around $15 million in damages to 228 residential and commercial structures. To date the town is still recovering.
  • 05 Apr 1977 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 06 Apr 1977 Judge rules Beatles 1962 Hamburg album can be released
  • 07 Apr 1977 Toronto Blue Jays' first game, they beat Chicago Cubs 9-5.
  • 08 Apr 1977 Israel premier Yitzhak Rabin resigns.
  • 09 Apr 1977 Communist party legally allowed in Spain after 40 years.
  • 10 Apr 1977 Cleveland Indians set club record for longest, 9 inning game (3:17).
  • 11 Apr 1977 Ireland sets fishing zone at 50 miles.
  • 14 Apr 1977 US Supreme Court rules people may refuse to display state motto on car license.
  • 16 Apr 1977 Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia
  • 17 Apr 1977 I Love My Wife opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 864 performances
  • 18 Apr 1977 Side by Side by Sondheim opens at Music Box NYC for 390 performances
  • 20 Apr 1977 Supreme Court rules Live Free or Die may be covered on NH licenses
  • 21 Apr 1977 Annie opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances
  • 22 Apr 1977 Simon Peres becomes premier of Israel.
  • 23 Apr 1977 ADO The Hague soccer team forms.
  • 24 Apr 1977 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA American Defender Golf Tournament.
  • 26 Apr 1977 New York's famed disco Studio 54 opens.
  • 27 Apr 1977 HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in the Netherlands
  • 28 Apr 1977 Andreas Baader and members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly two years in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • 29 Apr 1977 British Aerospace forms.
  • 30 Apr 1977 Party with Comden & Green closes at Morosco NYC after 92 performances

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Movies

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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

High Noon

High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Books

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Haywire by Brooke Hayward

Haywire

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From the moment of its publication in 1977, Haywire was a national sensation and a #1 bestseller, a celebrated Hollywood memoir of a glittering family and the stunning darkness that lurked

Changing by Liv Ullmann

Changing

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Condominium by John D. MacDonald

Condominium

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A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

How To Save Your Own Life

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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.