February 2nd, 1977

February 2nd, 1977, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 33 of 1977. The decade was the 1970s.

43 years, 5 months and 8 days have passed since February 2nd, 1977.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Shakira: Singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 2nd, 1977:

  • United States: Car Wash - Rose Royce
  • United Kingdom: Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul

Take Me Back!

The date is February 2nd, 1977 and it's a Wednesday. In America, the song Car Wash by Rose Royce is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul is the number one hit song.

Jimmy Carter 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 "Maude", "Last of the Summer Wine", "Wonder Woman" and "Quincy, M.E.".

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", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Sesame Street" and "Happy Days". Popular toys include the likes of "Etch A Sketch", "Easy-Bake Oven", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)".


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 February 2nd, 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:

  • 43 years, 5 months and 8 days have passed since February 2nd, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 2nd, 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 223689600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 2nd, 1977:

  • January 6th, 1977: The Sex Pistols are released from their contract with EMI.
  • January 9th, 1977: Super Bowl XI: The Oakland Raiders defeat the Minnesota Vikings 32-14 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
  • January 18th, 1977: 83 people are killed when a train derails in Sydney, Australia.
  • January 18th, 1977: SFR Yugoslavia's Prime minister Dzemal Bijedic is killed in a plane crash.
  • January 19th, 1977: Snow falls in Miami for the only time in its history.
  • January 20th, 1977: Jimmy Carter becomes the 39th President of the United States.
  • February 4th, 1977: Fleetwood Mac release their best-selling album Rumours.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 2nd, 1977, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 2nd, 1977 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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 2nd of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of February:

  • Groundhog Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on February 2nd, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 2nd, 1977 was probably conceived around the 25th of April, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 2nd, 1977 is the 12th of November, 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 February 2nd, 1977.

  • 15,865 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,370,732,400 seconds have passed since the February 2nd, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,599,187,800 times.
  • Since February 2nd, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 707,297,918,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 228,455,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,882,986 steps. That's about 52,392 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,448,789 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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