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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1977: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1977?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1977 Heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives.
  • 02 Feb 1977 Radio Shack officially begins creating TRS-80 computer
  • 03 Feb 1977 Martin Dihigo John Lloyd elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 04 Feb 1977 Elevated train jumps track, crashes onto Chicago street (11 die, 200 hurt).
  • 05 Feb 1977 CB Savage by Rod Hart peaks at #67
  • 06 Feb 1977 Harley Race beats Terry Funk in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to become NWA wrestling champion.
  • 07 Feb 1977 Soyuz 24 launches with two cosmonauts.
  • 08 Feb 1977 Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced due to
  • 10 Feb 1977 Party with Comden & Green opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • 11 Feb 1977 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia, Canada (heaviest known crustacean).
  • 12 Feb 1977 Toronto Maple Leafs shutout Washington Capitals 10-0.
  • 13 Feb 1977 Guys & Dolls closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 239 performances
  • 15 Feb 1977 Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election.
  • 18 Feb 1977 George Harrison releases True Love
  • 19 Feb 1977 Shuttle Enterprise makes 1st Test flight atop a 747 jetliner
  • 20 Feb 1977 My Fair Lady closes at St. James Theater NYC after 384 performances
  • 21 Feb 1977 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York City, New York.
  • 23 Feb 1977 Oscar Romero becomes Archbishop of San Salvador.
  • 24 Feb 1977 US President Jimmy Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights.
  • 25 Feb 1977 Oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons
  • 26 Feb 1977 1st flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747)
  • 27 Feb 1977 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada
  • 28 Feb 1977 Harbor strike in Rotterdam / Amsterdam ends

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Movies

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Release year: 1977

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

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

Country: United States of America

Slap Shot

Slap Shot

Release year: 1977

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren

Country: United States of America

The Late Show

The Late Show

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche

Target of an Assassin

Target of an Assassin

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, John Phillip Law, Simon Sabela, Marius Weyers

Books

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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.

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

Voyage by Sterling Hayden

Voyage

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A magnificent epic of the sea and a dynamic portrait of turn-of-the-century America.—Publishers Weekly

Blood And Money by Thomas Thompson

Blood And Money

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This is a shattering, powerful story. It begins in 1969 when one of Houston's most celebrated young women falls mysteriously ill in a great colonial mansion.

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow