The 4th of April, 1977, fell on a Monday. Day 94 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of April, 1977:
72 people die when Southern Airways Flight 242 crashes in New Hope, Georgia.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of April, 1977:
United States: Rich Girl - Hall & Oates
United Kingdom: Knowing Me Knowing You - ABBA
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 4th of April, 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 4th of April:
4th of April, 1989: Partly-free parliamentary elections are announced in Poland, bringing an end to one-party Communist rule.
4th of April, 1993: WrestleMania IX: Bret Hart loses to Yokozuna at Caesars Palace in Paradise, Nevada.
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 4th of April, 1977.
15,565 days have passed since this date.
1,344,819,600 seconds have passed since the 4th of April, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,568,956,200 times.
Since the 4th of April, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 693,926,913,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 224,136,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 115,654,486 steps. That's about 51,402 miles!
Since this date, 16,137,835 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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