June 1977 calendar

June 1977

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1977?


  • 01 Jun 1977 British Virgin Islands adopts constitution
  • 02 Jun 1977 New Jersey allows casino gambling in Atlantic City.
  • 03 Jun 1977 Belgium government of Tindemans forms
  • 04 Jun 1977 Apple II, the 1st personal computer, goes on sale
  • 05 Jun 1977 1st personal computer, Apple II, goes on sale
  • 06 Jun 1977 Washington Post reports US has developed neutron bomb
  • 07 Jun 1977 White Sox draft Harold Baines #1
  • 08 Jun 1977 Nolan Ryan notches his 4th career 19-strikeout game
  • 09 Jun 1977 50th National Spelling Bee: John Paola wins spelling cambist
  • 10 Jun 1977 Apple Computer ships its first Apple II personal computer.
  • 11 Jun 1977 Dance & Shake Your Tambourine by Universal Robot Band peaks at #93
  • 12 Jun 1977 Pippin closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1944 performances
  • 13 Jun 1977 Convicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before.
  • 15 Jun 1977 New York Mets trade Tom Seaver to Reds for Pat Zachry
  • 16 Jun 1977 Beatlemania opens on Broadway
  • 18 Jun 1977 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub
  • 19 Jun 1977 77th US Golf Open: Hubert Green shoots a 278 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • 20 Jun 1977 Menahem Begin forms Israeli government
  • 21 Jun 1977 Former White House chief of staff Harry R Haldeman enters prison.
  • 22 Jun 1977 Former Attorney General John Mitchell starts 19 months in Alabama prison.
  • 24 Jun 1977 IRS reveals Jimmy Carter paid no taxes in 1976
  • 25 Jun 1977 LBJ denies report he had a cancer during his presidency
  • 26 Jun 1977 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
  • 27 Jun 1977 Djibouti (Afars & Issas) claims Independence from France
  • 28 Jun 1977 US Supreme Court allows Federal control of Nixon tapes papers.
  • 29 Jun 1977 Supreme Court rules out death penalty for rapists of adults
  • 30 Jun 1977 Marvel Comics publish Kiss book tributing rock group Kiss
  • 04 Jun 1977 JVC introduces its VHS videotape at the Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago. It will eventually prevail against Sony's rival Betamax system in a format war to become the predominant home video medium.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1977?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Sir Duke
  2. - I'm Your Boogie Man
  3. - Dreams
  4. - Got To Give It Up (Part 1)
  5. - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Lucille
  2. - So You Win Again
  3. - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
  4. - Fanfare For The Common Man
  5. - Show You The Way To Go


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1977?

Passages by Gail Sheehy



This is your story. You will be able to recognize your family, friends and loved ones. You will see that every life crisis can be used as an opportunity to create change and growth.

The David Kopay Story by David Kopay and Perry Deane Young

The David Kopay Story


David Kopay, twenty-three years after publishing the story, is still the only NFL player to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality. From psychotherapy to Hypnosis to heartbreaking family conflicts to finally surprising acceptance

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones


This bestseller sends a clear message: Avoid negative thinking and learn how to be self-actualized.

Trinity by Leon Uris



Leon Uris's favorite Irish novel, now available in the Avon mass market. The acclaimed author of Exodus, Battle Cry and QB VII, Topaz and other classics of twentieth century fiction, comes this epic, sweeping adventure that captures Ireland's "terrible beauty" …

How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

How To Save Your Own Life


Erica Jong, like Isadora Wing her fictional doppelganger, was rich and famous, beautiful and brainy, and she enjoyed high-quality erotica in 1977, when this book was published for the first time.