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March 3, 1977

March 3, 1977, was a Thursday. It was 47 years, 4 months, and 12 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Birthdays

Born on March 3, 1977

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 3, 1977:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 3, 1977

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • New Kid In Town - Eagles
  • Evergreen (Love Theme From "A Star Is Born") - Barbra Streisand
  • Blinded By The Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller
  • I Like Dreamin' - Kenny Nolan
Play the top singles from 1977
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1977. Take a trip back to the days of Fleetwood Mac, the Commodores, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley and Queen.
Rocky

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Rocky" was at the top of the box office on March 3, 1977.

Facts

This date occurred 17,302 days ago. Approximately 577 months have passed. It was the 62nd day of 1977, in week 09. The decade was the seventies. People who were born on March 3, 1977, are now 47 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. The Earth has experienced 192 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to March 3, 1977

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is March 3, 1977, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring is creeping in, and the evenings are starting to get brighter.

In America, the song "New Kid In Town" by Eagles is at the top of the singles charts, while "When I Need You" by Leo Sayer is the number-one song in the UK. Jimmy Carter is the President of the United States, and the movie Rocky is at the top of the box office. James Callaghan is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Hawaii Five-O", "The Six Million Dollar Man", "Happy Days", and "Black Sheep Squadron". In fashion, clothes have become baggier and pants have become less flared. Sports clothing and the "disco look" are both popular at the moment. Women are wearing sundresses, strapless tops with t-shirts, shoulder pads, cardigans, knee-length skirts and daisy dukes. Meanwhile, men are wearing tracksuits, flare jeans, low-top sneakers and untucked collared shirts. 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Elvis Presley, Marc Bolan, Charlie Chaplin, and Keith Moon would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Tank", "Pursuit", "Gun Fight", and "Breakout". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "The Pink Panther Show", "Star Trek: The Animated Series", and "Dynomutt, Dog Wonder".

Children are playing with toys such as Lite-Brite, Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle, Connect Four, and Cher dolls.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 3, 1977.

  • 1977 in music.

    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.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1977?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1977?

    The best NBA players in 1977 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Thompson, Elvin Hayes, Pete Maravich and Paul Westphal.
  • 1977 in movies.

    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.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    In 1977, the best soccer players were Allan Simonsen, Kevin Keegan, Michel Platini, Roberto Bettega, Johan Cruyff, Klaus Fischer, Tibor Nyilasi, Rob Rensenbrink, Dudu Georgescu, Emlyn Hughes, Steve Heighway and Berti Vogts.
  • Annie Hall.

    Annie Hall

    "Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.
  • Time Person of the Year: 1977.

    Time Person of the Year: 1977

    Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was named Time Person of the Year in 1977 after he became the first Arab leader to travel to Israel.
  • "You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen"

    "You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen"

    "You Light Up My Life" by Debby Boone and "Evergreen" by Barbra Streisand both won the Grammy for 1977's Song of the Year.
  • The "Son of Sam" is terrorizing New York.

    The "Son of Sam" is terrorizing New York

    A serial killer called the "Son of Sam" terrorized New York City in 1976 and 1977. By the time he was finally caught, David Berkowitz had murdered six people and injured seven others in eight separate gun attacks.
  • Roller skates.

    Roller skates

    The popularity of roller skates exploded during the second half of the 1970s.
  • Disco music.

    Disco music

    Disco music became mainstream during the latter half of the 1970s. Nightclub-goers often wore extravagant outfits. Furthermore, dances such as the "Hustle", the "Bump" and the "Penguin" also became popular.
  • Hitchhiking is declining.

    Hitchhiking is declining

    Although hitchhiking is still pretty common, it is beginning to decline due to people's falling trust in strangers, lower air travel prices, an increase in highways, and more affordable cars.
  • Wallpaper.

    Wallpaper

    Wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.
  • Office workers are using typewriters.

    Office workers are using typewriters

    Although personal computers began to emerge during the 1970s, typewriters were still the norm for most office workers.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 3, 1977.

  • February 4, 1977: Fleetwood Mac release their best-selling album Rumours.
  • February 5, 1977: Boxing: Sugar Ray Leonard makes his debut in a win over Luis Vega.
  • February 11, 1977: David Bowie releases his single "Sound and Vision".
  • February 22, 1977: The Eagles release their song "Hotel California".
  • This date: March 3, 1977
  • March 9, 1977: Members of the Hanafi Movement take over three buildings in Washington D.C.
  • March 11, 1977:
    • Film director Roman Polanski is arrested for the sexual assault of 13-year-old Samantha Gailey.
    • The animated film "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" is released.
  • March 15, 1977: The first episode of "Three's Company" is aired.
  • March 17, 1977: The BTK killer murders Shirley Ruth Vian Relford in Wichita.
  • March 18, 1977: 6-year-old Mary Boyle disappears while walking back to her grandparents house in Ballyshannon, Ireland.
  • March 27, 1977: The Tenerife airport disaster occurs when two Boeing 747s collide, killing 583 people.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 3, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 3, 1977 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

1970s fashion

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

1970s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in March 1977

Television shows that people were watching in March 1977:

TV shows from March 1977.

Quincy, M.E.
Quincy, M.E.
Charlie's Angels
Charlie's Angels
Black Sheep Squadron
Black Sheep Squadron
What's Happening!!
What's Happening!!
Laverne & Shirley
Laverne & Shirley
The Bionic Woman
The Bionic Woman
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
Fawlty Towers
Fawlty Towers
Welcome Back, Kotter
Welcome Back, Kotter
Starsky & Hutch
Starsky & Hutch
Barney Miller
Barney Miller
The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons

Cars in 1977

1977 saw the introduction of cars such as the Dodge Diplomat, the Toyota Chaser, the Lincoln Versailles, the Dodge Omni, the Volkswagen Derby, and the Ford Thunderbird (seventh generation).

Cars in 1977.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in March 1977

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

The New Adventures of Batman
The New Adventures of Batman
Dynomutt, Dog Wonder
Dynomutt, Dog Wonder
Jabberjaw
Jabberjaw

The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show
Bagpuss
Bagpuss
Happy Days
Happy Days
Star Trek: The Animated Series
Star Trek: The Animated Series
Schoolhouse Rock!
Schoolhouse Rock!
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
The Electric Company
The Electric Company
All in the Family
All in the Family
Toys

Toys in 1977

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
Lego Technic
Lego Technic
Cher dolls
Cher dolls
Stretch Armstrong
Stretch Armstrong
Micronauts
Micronauts
Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons
Connect Four
Connect Four
Magna Doodle
Magna Doodle
Risk board game
Risk board game
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Baby Alive (doll)
Baby Alive (doll)
Magnavox Odyssey
Magnavox Odyssey
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in March 1977.

Breakout 1976
Breakout
Gun Fight 1975
Gun Fight
Pursuit 1975
Pursuit
Tank 1974
Tank

Were you born on March 3, 1977?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1977.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 3, 1983, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 3.

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell

Inventor Deceased
Born on March 3, 1847
He was not alive on this date.

Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel

Actress
Born on March 3, 1982
She was born exactly 5 years after this date.

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

NFL player
Born on March 3, 1993
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Antonio Rüdiger

Antonio Rüdiger

Soccer player
Born on March 3, 1993
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello

Singer
Born on March 3, 1997
She was born exactly 20 years after this date.

USA

US President

Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on March 3, 1977.

UK

UK Prime Minister

James Callaghan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 3, 1977 was most likely conceived around June 10, 1976.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 3, 1977 is close to November 24, 1977.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about March 3, 1977:

  • 17,302 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,471 weeks have passed.
  • 1,494,889,200 seconds have passed since March 3, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,744,037,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 771,362,827,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 249,148,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 128,560,471 steps. That's roughly 57,138 miles.
  • 17,938,670 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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