The 27th of March, 1977, fell on a Sunday. Day 86 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.
42 years, 9 months and 26 days have passed since the 27th of March, 1977.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 27th of March, 1977:
The Tenerife airport disaster occurs when two Boeing 747s collide, killing 583 people.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of March, 1977:
United States: Love Theme From A Star Is Born - Barbra Streisand
United Kingdom: Chanson D'amour - Manhattan Transfer
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 27th of March, 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.
"You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen"
"You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen" are tied in the Grammy for 1977's Song of the Year.
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.
"Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.
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 27th of March:
27th of March, 2001: The song "Lady Marmalade" is released by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of March, 1977.
15,640 days have passed since this date.
1,351,299,600 seconds have passed since the 27th of March, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,576,516,200 times.
Since the 27th of March, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 697,270,593,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 225,216,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 116,211,766 steps. That's about 51,650 miles!
Since this date, 16,215,595 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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