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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1977?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1977 84th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats B Stove (46 63 61)
  • 03 Jul 1977 5th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Judy Rankin
  • 04 Jul 1977 Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
  • 05 Jul 1977 Military coup in Pakistan: Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, is overthrown.
  • 07 Jul 1977 12,000 police occupy university in Mexico City
  • 08 Jul 1977 Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs)
  • 09 Jul 1977 106th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland
  • 10 Jul 1977 Happy End closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 75 performances
  • 11 Jul 1977 US Medal of Freedom awarded posthumously to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 12 Jul 1977 1st free flight test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • 13 Jul 1977 New York City, amidst a period of financial and social turmoil experiences a blackout lasting nearly 24 hours that leads to widespread fires and looting.
  • 14 Jul 1977 North Korea shoots down US helicopter, killing 3
  • 15 Jul 1977 Anti-drug campaigner Donald Mackay disappears near Griffith, New South Wales (presumed murdered).
  • 16 Jul 1977 Janelle Commissiong, of Trinidad and Tobago, crowned 26th Miss Universe
  • 17 Jul 1977 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • 18 Jul 1977 Vietnam becomes member of UN
  • 19 Jul 1977 48th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-5 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 20 Jul 1977 Flash flood hits Johnstown, Pennsylvania, kills 80 and causing US$350 million damage.
  • 21 Jul 1977 Libyan-Egyptian border fights
  • 22 Jul 1977 Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping is restored to power.
  • 23 Jul 1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Muslims on hostage charges.
  • 24 Jul 1977 Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881
  • 26 Jul 1977 The National Assembly of Quebec imposes the use of French as the official language of the provincial government.
  • 27 Jul 1977 John Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US.
  • 28 Jul 1977 1st oil through the TransAlaska Pipeline System reach Valdez, Alaska
  • 30 Jul 1977 Left-wing German terrorists Susanne Albrecht, Dresdner-Bank.com chairman of the Dresdner Bank in Oberursel, West Germany.
  • 31 Jul 1977 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Pocono Northeast Golf Classic

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1977?
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The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan

The Dragons Of Eden

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Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of

Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards

Vivien Leigh

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Vivien Leigh A Biography

The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum

The Chancellor Manuscript

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Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country

Full Disclosure by William Safire

Full Disclosure

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