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June 28th, 1977.

June 28th, 1977, was a Tuesday. It was day 179 of 1977. The decade was the 1970s.

43 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since June 28th, 1977.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 28th, 1977.

  • United States: Got To Give It Up - Marvin Gaye
  • United Kingdom: Show You The Way To Go - Jacksons
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The date is June 28th, 1977 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Got To Give It Up by Marvin Gaye is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Show You The Way To Go by Jacksons is the number one hit song. Jimmy Carter is currently the President of the United States and 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Waltons", "Kojak", "Good Times" and "Charlie's Angels".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tank", "Pursuit", "Gun Fight" and "Breakout". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Pink Panther Show" and "The Muppet Show". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Baby Alive (doll), Magna Doodle, Connect Four and Micronauts.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 28th, 1977.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1977?

    Who were the best football players in 1977?

    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.

  • "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.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1977.

    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 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.

  • The "Son of Sam" is terrorizing New York.

    The "Son of Sam" is terrorizing New York.

    During this period, a serial killer nicknamed the "Son of Sam" was terrorizing New York City. By the time he was 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 later half of the 1970s.

  • Disco music.

    Disco music.

    In the second half of the 1970s, disco music became mainstream. During this period, nightclub-goers often wore extravagant outfits. Furthermore, dances such as the "Hustle", the "Bump" and the "Penguin" also became popular.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 43 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since June 28th, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 28th, 1977, will be 43 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1977 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 236300400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 28th, 1977.

  • June 5th, 1977: The Portland Trail Blazers win the 1977 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.
  • June 7th, 1977: American serial killer Ted Bundy escapes from a courthouse in Aspen.
  • June 13th, 1977: English child actor Matthew Garber, who played Michael Banks in Mary Poppins, passes away from pancreatitis at the age of 21.
  • June 13th, 1977: Crime: Three girl scouts are raped and murdered at Camp Scott in Mayes County, Oklahoma.
  • June 13th, 1977: Serial killer Ted Bundy is recaptured following his escape from a courthouse in Aspen.
  • June 15th, 1977: Spain has its first democratic elections.
  • June 26th, 1977: Elvis Presley holds his last concert.
  • June 26th, 1977: A 16-year-old girl called Jayne Macdonald is murdered by the Yorkshire Ripper in Leeds, England.
  • This date: June 28th, 1977
  • July 4th, 1977: Soccer: Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty is sacked following his announcement that he had left his wife for a younger woman.
  • July 13th, 1977: The New York City blackout of 1977 occurs.
  • July 19th, 1977: Elvis Presley releases his final studio album.
  • July 19th, 1977: 75 people are killed when Johnstown, Pennsylvania is hit by floods.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 28th, 1977, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually .
  • 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 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 28th, 1977 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 28th, 1977.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1977.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out June 28th, 1983 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 28th of June.

  • June 28th, 1491: Henry VIII (King of England) (Deceased)
  • June 28th, 1991: Kevin De Bruyne (Soccer player) was born exactly 14 years after this date.

US President.

Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on June 28th, 1977.

UK Prime Minister.

James Callaghan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 28th, 1977.

Irish Taoiseach.

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 28th, 1977.

  • A total of 16,055 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,293 weeks have passed.
  • 1,387,152,000 seconds have passed since the June 28th, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,618,344,000 times.
  • Since June 28th, 1977, the earth has travelled approximately 715,770,432,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 231,192,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,295,072 steps. That's about 53,020 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,645,824 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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