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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1977?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1977 Department Of Energy established
  • 02 Oct 1977 Dusty Baker 30th HR joins teammates Steve Garvey (33), Reggie Smith (32), and Ron Cey (30) in make Dodgers 1st team to boast 4 30-HR hitters
  • 03 Oct 1977 Comedy with Music (Victor Borge) opens at Imperial NYC for 66 performances
  • 04 Oct 1977 Pier 39 opens in San Francisco, California.
  • 05 Oct 1977 Hair opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 43 performances
  • 06 Oct 1977 DL Coburns Gin Game, premieres in New York City
  • 07 Oct 1977 Guitarist Steve Hackett quits Genesis
  • 08 Oct 1977 Largest baseball crowd in Pennsylvania, 64,924 see Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in fourth National League championship game (Dodgers win pennant).
  • 09 Oct 1977 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Houston Exchange Clubs Golf Classic
  • 10 Oct 1977 11th Country Music Association Award: Ronnie Milsap wins
  • 11 Oct 1977 Soyuz 25 returns to Earth.
  • 12 Oct 1977 4th test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • 13 Oct 1977 The Atari 2600 game system is released.
  • 14 Oct 1977 Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
  • 15 Oct 1977 Don Ritchie runs world record 100 mile (11:30:51)
  • 17 Oct 1977 Canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament.
  • 18 Oct 1977 W German commandos liberate Boeing 737, 86 hostages at Mogadishu
  • 19 Oct 1977 Corpse of kidnapped West German, H M Schleyer, found
  • 20 Oct 1977 Hamilton Deane and John Balderstons Dracula, premieres in New York City
  • 21 Oct 1977 US recalls William Bowdler, ambassador to South Africa.
  • 22 Oct 1977 International Sun-Earth Explorers 1 and 2 launched into Earth orbit.
  • 23 Oct 1977 8th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:38
  • 24 Oct 1977 Veterans Day is observed on the fourth Monday in October for the seventh and last time. (The holiday is once again observed on November 11 beginning the following year.)
  • 25 Oct 1977 Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
  • 26 Oct 1977 5th and final test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • 27 Oct 1977 Amsterdam businessman M Caransa kidnapped
  • 29 Oct 1977 Act opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 233 performances
  • 30 Oct 1977 Panama 747SP lands after polar flight around Earth in record 54:07

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Movies

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Office Romance

Office Romance

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Julia

Julia

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

Country: United States of America

Equus

Equus

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

Country: United States of America

The Last Wave

The Last Wave

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw

Beggarman, Thief

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Wesley, haunted by his father's murder, begins a strange and deeply personal quest; Billy becomes involved with a girl who leads him into unexpected dangers; Gretchen finds new challenges and experiences

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.”—New York Times“A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.”—Chicago TribuneOne of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall …

Monty by Robert LaGuardia

Monty

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(Biography) 9.5 x 6.5", hardcover, original jacket, 304 pages. Biography of renowned mid-20th century actor, Montgomery Clift, most famous for the films 'Red River', 'From Here to Eternity' and 'The Misfits'.