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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

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Mimino

Mimino

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Country: United States of America

March or Die

March or Die

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow

The Island of Dr. Moreau

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States of America

Watch Me When I Kill

Watch Me When I Kill

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Antonio Bido

Starring: Corrado Pani, Paola Tedesco, Franco Citti, Fernando Cerulli

Books

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Illusions by Richard Bach

Illusions

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In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of …

It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky

It Didn'T Start With Watergate

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New reprint of book by best selling author of JFK: The Man and the Myth. This carefully documented book highlights the hypocracy that has gripped both the beltway and the

Falconer by John Cheever

Falconer

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Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

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