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 (76 62)
  • 11 Sep 1977 97th US Mens Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors (26 63 75 60)
  • 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

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Release year: 1977

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

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

Country: United States of America

Logan's Run

Logan's Run

Release year: 1977

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in September 1977?
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All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot

All Things Wise And Wonderful


Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful.

Condominium by John D. MacDonald



A “first-rate entertainment” (New York Daily News), Condominium is a panoramic novel from a master of suspense that follows the disappearance of an American paradise, the corrupt souls willing to sell

Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant



A story of three generations of the Sekloongs, Hong Kong merchant princes. The narrative follows the lives of the Sekloong brothers who are divided by ambition and adultery in a country

The Investigation by Dorothy Uhnak

The Investigation


Is she a loving, devoted mother or a cold-blooded killer? In a peaceful, residential section of Queens, Kitty Keeler’s young sons have gone missing.

Coma by Robin Cook



The blockbuster bestseller that kickstarted a new genre--the medical thriller--is now available in trade paperback for the first time.They