September 1977 calendar

September 1977

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1977?


  • 01 Sep 1977 1st TRS-80 Model I computer sold
  • 03 Sep 1977 Last broadcast of Mary Tyler Moore Show on NBC-TV
  • 04 Sep 1977 Godspell closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 527 performances
  • 05 Sep 1977 RAF kidnap West German work Chairman Schleyer
  • 06 Sep 1977 Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977
  • 07 Sep 1977 Ethiopia drops diplomatic relations with Somalia
  • 08 Sep 1977 Jimmy McCullough quits Wings
  • 09 Sep 1977 1st TRS-80 computer sold
  • 10 Sep 1977 91st US Womens Tennis: Chris Evert L Mills beats W Turnbull
  • 11 Sep 1977 97th US Mens Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors
  • 12 Sep 1977 South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko is killed in police custody.
  • 13 Sep 1977 1st TV viewer discretion warning-Soap
  • 14 Sep 1977 Christmas Tinto sentenced to 7 years in Robbeneiland South Africa
  • 15 Sep 1977 Man of La Mancha opens at Palace Theater NYC for 124 performances
  • 16 Sep 1977 Ringo releases Drowning in Sea of Love
  • 17 Sep 1977 Dave Kingman hits his first New York Yankees' homer, Reggie Jackson hits two more.
  • 18 Sep 1977 All 4 Kiss members release solo albums
  • 19 Sep 1977 Under pressure from the Carter Administration, President Anastasio Somoza Debayle lifts the state of siege in Nicaragua.
  • 20 Sep 1977 Estrada opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 21 Sep 1977 US Minister of Foreign Affairs Cyrus Vance dismissed
  • 22 Sep 1977 West German RAF terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
  • 23 Sep 1977 3rd test of Space Shuttle Enterprise
  • 24 Sep 1977 Estrada closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 25 Sep 1977 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
  • 26 Sep 1977 Cleveland Browns play their 1st overtime game, beat Patriots 30-27
  • 27 Sep 1977 Phillies clinch 2nd straight NL East Division title
  • 28 Sep 1977 The Porsche 928 debuts at the Geneva Auto Convention.
  • 29 Sep 1977 Star Wars Theme / Cantina Band, by Meco hits #1
  • 30 Sep 1977 Dutch Antillean government-Evertsz resigns
  • 05 Sep 1977 Voyager Program: NASA launches the Voyager 1 spacecraft.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Best Of My Love
  2. - I Just Want To Be Your Everythingyoutube
  3. - Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley)youtube
  4. - (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higheryoutube
  5. - Float On

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Way Down
  2. - Silver Lady
  3. - Magic Fly
  4. - Black Is Black
  5. - Yes Sir I Can Boogie


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1977?

A Season In The Sun by Roger Kahn

A Season In The Sun


Roger Kahn spent a whole baseball season in 1976, starting with spring training and ending in the World Series. He was surrounded by players of all abilities.

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" …

Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant



Three generations of the Sekloongs are Hong Kong merchant princes. The story follows the lives and times of three generations of Sekloong brothers, who are split by ambition and adultery.

Illusions by Richard Bach



A man places his faith in his biplane's propeller in cloudy airspace between the Illinois cornfields and blue infinity. Richard Bach, a disillusioned writer who is also an itinerant barnstormer, believes that belief is as real and as true as …

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Looking Out For Number One


Robert Ringer, the bestselling author, guides you on the most rewarding and exciting journey of your entire life.