March 9th, 1977, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 68 of 1977. The decade was the 1970s.
43 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since March 9th, 1977.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 9th, 1977:
Members of the Hanafi Movement take over 3 buildings in Washington.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 9th, 1977:
United States: Love Theme From A Star Is Born - Barbra Streisand
United Kingdom: When I Need You - Leo Sayer
Take Me Back!
The date is March 9th, 1977 and it's a Wednesday. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Love Theme From A Star Is Born by Barbra Streisand is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, When I Need You by Leo Sayer 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 "McCloud", "Good Times", "The Rockford Files" and "Black Sheep Squadron". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tank", "Pursuit", "Gun Fight" and "Breakout". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "All in the Family", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "The Muppet Show".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Baby Alive (doll)", "Connect Four", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Micronauts".
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 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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.
Basic facts and information about this date:
43 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since March 9th, 1977.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1977.
Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 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 226713600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 9th, 1977:
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.
April 4th, 1977: 72 people die when Southern Airways Flight 242 crashes in New Hope, Georgia.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 9th, 1977, will have the star sign Pisces.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: March 9th, 1977 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
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:
Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
Dungeons & Dragons
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Baby Alive (doll)
Big Jim (action figure)
VertiBird (toy helicopter)
Etch A Sketch
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of March:
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on March 9th, 1977.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 9th, 1977 was probably conceived around the 30th of May, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 9th, 1977 is the 17th of December, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 9th, 1977.
15,900 days have passed since this date.
1,373,756,400 seconds have passed since the March 9th, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,602,715,800 times.
Since March 9th, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 708,858,302,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 228,959,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 118,143,050 steps. That's about 52,508 miles!
Since this date, 16,485,077 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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