November 1977 calendar

November 1977

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1977?


  • 01 Nov 1977 President Carter raises minimum wages of $2.30 to $3.35 for Jan 1 1981
  • 02 Nov 1977 The worst storm in Athens' modern history causes havoc across the Greek capital and kills 38 people.
  • 03 Nov 1977 Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
  • 04 Nov 1977 UN Security council proclaims weapon embargo against South Africa
  • 05 Nov 1977 NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young).
  • 06 Nov 1977 Hair closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances
  • 08 Nov 1977 Bucky Harris dies on his 81st birthday in Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Major League Baseball player-manager for the Washington Senators in the 1920s.
  • 09 Nov 1977 Gen. Hugo Banzer, president of the military government of Bolivia, announces that the constitutional democracy will be restored in 1978 instead of 1980 as previously provided.
  • 10 Nov 1977 Amsterdam: RAF-terrorists Gert Schneider / Christof Wackernagel arrested
  • 12 Nov 1977 Ernest N Morial elected Mayor of New Orleans
  • 13 Nov 1977 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
  • 14 Nov 1977 Egypt President Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Cronkite
  • 15 Nov 1977 US President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran.
  • 16 Nov 1977 Rod Carew wins AL MVP award
  • 17 Nov 1977 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel.
  • 19 Nov 1977 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to officially visit Israel, when he meets Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and speaks before the Knesset in Jerusalem, seeking a permanent peace settlement.
  • 20 Nov 1977 Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions
  • 21 Nov 1977 Orioles 1st baseman Eddie Murray wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 22 Nov 1977 Regular Concorde passenger service between New York and Europe begins.
  • 23 Nov 1977 Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 96 performances
  • 24 Nov 1977 Miami Bob Greise passes for 6 touchdowns vs. St. Louis
  • 25 Nov 1977 Miss Teenage America Pageant
  • 26 Nov 1977 An unidentified hijacker named Vrillon, claiming to be the representative of the "Ashtar Galactic Command", takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes, starting at 5:12 pm.
  • 27 Nov 1977 Comedy with Music (Victor Borge) closes at Imperial New York after 66 performances
  • 30 Nov 1977 International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) founded as specialized agency of the United Nations.
  • 11 Nov 1977 A munitions explosion at a train station in Iri, South Korea kills at least 56 people.
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Music charts

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

  1. - You Light Up My Life
  2. - Nobody Does It Better
  3. - Boogie Nights
  4. - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
  5. - How Deep Is Your Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Name Of The Game
  2. - Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School
  3. - We Are The Champions
  4. - Floral Dance
  5. - Rockin' All Over The World


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1977?

Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw

Beggarman, Thief


Wesley is haunted by the murder of his father and begins a strange, deeply personal quest. He falls in love with Gretchen, who finds new challenges and opportunities.

The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre

The Honourable Schoolboy


The Honourable Schoolboy, featuring George Smiley, is the second installment of the well-known Karla Trilogy. It was inspired by the Oscar-nominated film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was a New York Times bestseller. The Oscar-nominated film stars Gary Oldman, Colin …

Dear Me by Peter Ustinov

Dear Me


The beautifully written autobiography of Sir Peter Ustinov is filled with wit and insight. It spans his remarkable career as an actor, playwright and film star, beginning in April 1921.

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus


A collection of exotic and richly written erotica from Anais Nin, the mistress of erotica writing in Delta of Venus. Anais Nin creates a magical, lush world where her characters have the most universal of needs and the best of …

Origins by Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin



Richard Leakey's personal account includes his fossil hunting expeditions and landmark discoveries at Lake Turkana. His reassessment and revision of human prehistory using new evidence, as well as his deep pondering.