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April 14, 1977

April 14, 1977, was a Thursday. It was the 104th day of 1977. The decade was the seventies.

46 years, 10 months, and 17 days have passed since April 14, 1977.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Birthdays

Born on April 14, 1977

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on April 14, 1977:

  • United States: "Dancing Queen" by ABBA
  • United Kingdom: "Knowing Me Knowing You" by ABBA

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 14, 1977

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

  • Dancing Queen - ABBA
  • Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
  • Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
  • Rich Girl - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • Southern Nights - Glen Campbell
Play the top songs 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 this day.

Facts

This date was 17,123 days ago. Approximately 571 months have passed. It was the 104th day of 1977, in week 15. The decade was the seventies. People born on this day are currently 46 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. We have gone through approximately 190 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to April 14, 1977

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

It is Thursday, April 14, 1977. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1977 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song "Dancing Queen" by ABBA is at the top of the singles charts, while "Knowing Me Knowing You" by ABBA 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.

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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Two Ronnies", "The Rockford Files", "Baretta", and "Starsky & Hutch". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles 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", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", and "Happy Days".

Popular toys at the moment include Operation, Twister mat, Battleship (game), and Micronauts.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 14, 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

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on April 14, 1977.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to April 14, 1977.

  • 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.
  • April 4, 1977: 72 people die when Southern Airways Flight 242 crashes in New Hope, Georgia.
  • This date: April 14, 1977
  • April 21, 1977: The musical Annie opens on Broadway.
  • April 30, 1977: The Cambodian-Vietnamese War begins.
  • May 9, 1977: 33 people are killed in a fire at Hotel Polen in Amsterdam.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 14, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 14, 1977 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

1970s fashion

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

1970s fashion

Television shows

TV series on April 14, 1977

TV audiences were watching the following shows on April 14, 1977:

TV shows from April 1977.

Eight Is Enough
Eight Is Enough
Three's Company
Three's Company
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
Baretta
Baretta
Police Woman
Police Woman
The Rockford Files
The Rockford Files
Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie
Good Times
Good Times
Happy Days
Happy Days
Kojak
Kojak
The Six Million Dollar Man
The Six Million Dollar Man
Barnaby Jones
Barnaby Jones
Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine
M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H
The Bob Newhart Show
The Bob Newhart Show
The Waltons
The Waltons

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

Kids TV shows on April 14, 1977

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1977:

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

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
Sesame Street
Sesame Street
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
The Pink Panther Show
The Pink Panther Show
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1977

Toys and games that were popular in 1977:

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
Big Jim (action figure)
Big Jim (action figure)
VertiBird (toy helicopter)
VertiBird (toy helicopter)
Battleship (game)
Battleship (game)
Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite
Twister mat
Twister mat
Operation
Operation
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Troll doll
Troll doll
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in April 1977.

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

Were you born on April 14, 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 April 14, 1983, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 14.

Brad Garrett

Brad Garrett

Actor
Born on April 14, 1960
He turned 17 on this day in 1977.

Robert Carlyle

Robert Carlyle

Scottish actor
Born on April 14, 1961
He turned 16 on this day in 1977.

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody

Actor
Born on April 14, 1973
He turned 4 on this day in 1977.

Da Brat

Da Brat

Rapper
Born on April 14, 1974
She turned 3 on this day in 1977.

Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva

MMA fighter
Born on April 14, 1975
He turned 2 on this day in 1977.

USA

US President

Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on April 14, 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 April 14, 1977 was most likely conceived around July 22, 1976.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 14, 1977 is close to January 5, 1978.

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Stats for April 14, 1977

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 14, 1977:

  • 17,123 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,446 weeks have passed.
  • 1,479,430,800 seconds have passed since April 14, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,726,002,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 763,386,292,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 246,571,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 127,231,049 steps. That's roughly 56,547 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,753,170 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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