5th of June, 1977

The 5th of June, 1977, fell on a Sunday. Day 156 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.

42 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1977.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of June, 1977:

  • The Portland Trail Blazers win the 1977 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of June, 1977:

  • United States: Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
  • United Kingdom: I Don't Want To Talk About It / The First Cut Is The Deepest - Rod Stewart

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 5th of June, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 42 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1977, will be 42 years of age.
  • People born in 1977 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 234313200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of June, 1977:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1977, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of June, 1977 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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:

  • Star Wars action figures
  • 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 5th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 5th of June, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of June, 1977 was probably conceived around the 26th of August, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of June, 1977 is the 15th of March, 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.

5th of June

Events that have occurred on the 5th of June:

  • 5th of June, 1960: The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
  • 5th of June, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.
  • 5th of June, 1968: American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California
  • 5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
  • 5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of "pneumonia" that has been found in five homosexual men.
  • 5th of June, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • 5th of June, 1996: Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal to be successfully cloned.
  • 5th of June, 2004: Former US President Ronald Reagan passes away.
  • 5th of June, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • 5th of June, 1987: The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of June, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of June, 1998: The film The Truman Show (1998) is released.
  • 5th of June, 2002: Irish politics: Enda Kenny becomes the new leader of Fine Gael.
  • 5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of June, 1977.

  • 15,642 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,351,468,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of June, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,576,713,600 times.
  • Since the 5th of June, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 697,357,900,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 225,244,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 116,226,317 steps. That's about 51,656 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,217,626 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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