5th of July, 1977

The 5th of July, 1977, fell on a Tuesday. Day 186 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.

42 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since the 5th of July, 1977.



Music Singles

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

  • United States: Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) - Bill Conti
  • United Kingdom: So You Win Again - Hot Chocolate

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 July, 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.

  • 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 July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 42 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since the 5th of July, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of July, 1977, will be 42 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 236905200.


Around This Time...

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


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

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

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 5th of July, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of July, 1977 was probably conceived around the 25th of September, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of July, 1977 is the 14th of April, 1978. (Rough Estimate).

5th of July

Events that have occurred on the 5th of July:


Television

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.

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 July, 1977.

  • 15,539 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,342,573,200 seconds have passed since the 5th of July, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,566,335,400 times.
  • Since the 5th of July, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 692,767,771,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 223,762,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 115,461,295 steps. That's about 51,316 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,110,878 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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