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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

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

Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1977?
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The Possible Dream by Charles Paul Conn

The Possible Dream

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Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel had a dream big enough to embrace everyone seeking to change their lives and willing to work to do it.

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Paperback.

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

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin

Delta Of Venus

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An extraordinarily rich and exotic collection from the mistress of erotic writing In Delta of Venus, Anais Nin pens a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents.

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