5th of January, 1977

The 5th of January, 1977, fell on a Wednesday. Day 5 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of January, 1977:

  • United States: Tonight's The Night - Rod Stewart
  • United Kingdom: When A Child Is Born - Johnny Mathis

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 5th of January, 1977.

  • Son of Sam.

    During this period, serial killer David Berkowitz is terrorizing New York City. Berkowitz, who is also nicknamed the ".44 Caliber Killer", murders six people and injures seven others in eight separate gun attacks.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1977.

    Egyptian president Anwar Sadat was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1977 after he became the first Arab leader to travel to Israel.

  • 1977 in movies.

    Movies released in 1977 included Star Wars, Smokey and the Bandit, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Saturday Night Fever, The Goodbye Girl, A Bridge Too Far, The Deep, The Spy Who Loved Me, "Oh, God!", Annie Hall, Pete's Dragon and Eraserhead.

  • 1977 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1977 included Rod Stewart, Andy Gibb, The Emotions, ABBA, Barbra Streisand, Hot, Kenny Nolan, Thelma Houston, Rita Coolidge and Alan O'Day.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 42 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since the 5th of January, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of January, 1977, will be 42 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 221270400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of January, 1977:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of January, 1977, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of January, 1977 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of January:

  • Twelfth Night (Sweden)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 5th of January, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of January, 1977 was probably conceived around the 28th of March, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of January, 1977 is the 15th of October, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

5th of January

Events that have occurred on the 5th of January:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
  • Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
  • Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
  • The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
  • What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of January, 1977.

  • 15,631 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,350,514,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of January, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,575,600,600 times.
  • Since the 5th of January, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 696,865,636,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 225,085,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 116,144,273 steps. That's about 51,620 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,206,178 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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