24th of March, 1977

The 24th of March, 1977, fell on a Thursday. Day 83 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.

43 years, 2 months and 10 days have passed since the 24th of March, 1977.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of March, 1977:

  • United States: Love Theme From A Star Is Born - Barbra Streisand
  • United Kingdom: Chanson D'amour - Manhattan Transfer

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 the 24th of March, 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, 2 months and 10 days have passed since the 24th of March, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of March, 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 228006000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of March, 1977:

  • 9th of March, 1977: Members of the Hanafi Movement take over 3 buildings in Washington.
  • 15th of March, 1977: The first episode of "Three's Company" is aired.
  • 18th of March, 1977: 6-year-old Mary Boyle disappears while walking back to her grandparents house in Ballyshannon, Ireland.
  • 27th of March, 1977: The Tenerife airport disaster occurs when two Boeing 747s collide, killing 583 people.
  • 4th of April, 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 the 24th of March, 1977, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of March, 1977 falls under the Falcon.
  • 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.

  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • 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.

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 24th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 24th of March, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of March, 1977 was probably conceived around the 14th of June, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of March, 1977 is the 1st of January, 1978. (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.

24th of March

Events that have occurred on the 24th of March:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of March, 1977.

  • 15,777 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,363,132,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of March, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,590,321,600 times.
  • Since the 24th of March, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 703,376,524,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 227,188,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,229,421 steps. That's about 52,102 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,357,594 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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