March 2nd, 1977

March 2nd, 1977, fell on a Wednesday. Day 61 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.

43 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since March 2nd, 1977.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Chris Martin: Singer.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: New Kid In Town - Eagles
  • United Kingdom: When I Need You - Leo Sayer

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 March 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, 3 months and 1 days have passed since March 2nd, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 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 226108800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 2nd, 1977:

  • February 4th, 1977: Fleetwood Mac release their best-selling album Rumours.
  • March 9th, 1977: Members of the Hanafi Movement take over 3 buildings in Washington.
  • March 15th, 1977: The first episode of "Three's Company" is aired.
  • March 18th, 1977: 6-year-old Mary Boyle disappears while walking back to her grandparents house in Ballyshannon, Ireland.
  • March 27th, 1977: The Tenerife airport disaster occurs when two Boeing 747s collide, killing 583 people.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 2nd, 1977, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 2nd, 1977 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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 March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 2nd, 1977 was probably conceived around the 23rd of May, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 2nd, 1977 is the 10th of December, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

2nd of March

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of March:

  • March 2nd, 1990: The Hunt for Red October (1990) is released.
  • March 2nd, 2000: WWF SmackDown! is released for the PlayStation.
  • March 2nd, 2004: Football: Arjen Robben signs for Chelsea.
  • March 2nd, 2007: The film Zodiac (2007) is released.
  • March 2nd, 2010: The game "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" is released.
  • March 2nd, 2014: The 86th Academy Awards are held. Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress for her role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine
  • March 2nd, 2015: Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.
  • March 2nd, 2016: Soccer player Adam Johnson is found guilty of sexual activity with a child.
  • March 2nd, 2020: A tornado outbreak kills 25 people in Tennessee.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 2nd, 1977.

  • 15,800 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,365,116,400 seconds have passed since the March 2nd, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,592,635,800 times.
  • Since March 2nd, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 704,400,062,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 227,519,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,400,010 steps. That's about 52,178 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,381,397 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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