The 18th of January, 1977, fell on a Tuesday. Day 18 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 18th of January, 1977:
83 people are killed when a train derails in Sydney, Australia.
SFR Yugoslavia's Prime minister Dzemal Bijedic is killed in a plane crash.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of January, 1977:
United States: You Make Me Feel Like Dancin' - Leo Sayer
United Kingdom: Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
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 18th 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of January:
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of January, 1977.
15,611 days have passed since this date.
1,348,786,800 seconds have passed since the 18th of January, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,573,584,600 times.
Since the 18th of January, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 695,973,988,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 224,797,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 115,995,665 steps. That's about 51,554 miles!
Since this date, 16,185,442 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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