January 9th, 1977

January 9th, 1977, fell on a Sunday. It was day 9 of 1977. The decade was the 1970s.

43 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since January 9th, 1977.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 9th, 1977:

  • Super Bowl XI: The Oakland Raiders defeat the Minnesota Vikings 32-14 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 9th, 1977:

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

Take Me Back!

The date is January 9th, 1977 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Tonight's The Night by Rod Stewart is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, When A Child Is Born by Johnny Mathis is the number one hit song. Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States. Because it's 1977, the music charts are being dominated by the likes of The Eagles, Donna Summer, Wings, Boney M, Baccara, Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand and Debby Boone.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "M*A*S*H", "Barnaby Jones" and "Baretta". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tank", "Pursuit", "Gun Fight" and "Breakout". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "The Pink Panther Show", "Sesame Street" and "The Muppet Show".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Battleship (game)", "Dungeons & Dragons", "Stretch Armstrong" and "Lego Technic".


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 January 9th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • "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.

  • Annie Hall

    "Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 43 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since January 9th, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 9th, 1977, will be 43 years of age.
  • People born in 1977 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 221616000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 9th, 1977:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 9th, 1977, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 9th, 1977 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.

1977 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1977.

"The Muppet Show" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "All in the Family" - "Sesame Street" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1977 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1977:

  • Lego Technic
  • Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
  • Cher dolls
  • Micronauts
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on January 9th, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 9th, 1977 was probably conceived around the 1st of April, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 9th, 1977 is the 19th of October, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Breakout - Arcade game published by Atari.
  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.
  • Pursuit - Arcade game where the player gets to control a World War I flying ace.
  • Tank - Arcade game developed by Kee Games.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 9th, 1977.

  • 15,919 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,375,398,000 seconds have passed since the January 9th, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,604,631,000 times.
  • Since January 9th, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 709,705,368,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 229,233,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 118,284,228 steps. That's about 52,571 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,504,776 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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