30th of October, 1977

The 30th of October, 1977, fell on a Sunday. Day 303 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.

42 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since the 30th of October, 1977.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 30th of October, 1977:

  • Three members of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed in a plane crash.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 30th of October, 1977:

  • United States: You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
  • United Kingdom: Silver Lady - David Soul

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 30th of October, 1977.

  • "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.

  • 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.

  • Annie Hall

    "Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 42 years, 3 months and 21 days have passed since the 30th of October, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 30th of October, 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 247017600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 30th of October, 1977:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 30th of October, 1977, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 30th of October, 1977 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Love Boat - Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.
  • Logan's Run - Action series that was based on the movie of the same name.
  • Chips - TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers called Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.
  • Soap - Comedy series / satire about soap operas. Starring Billy Crystal as Jodie Dallas.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • 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.

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:

  • Kenner Star Wars action figures
  • Atari 2600
  • Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
  • Lego Technic
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Micronauts
  • 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 30th of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 30th of October, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 30th of October, 1977 was probably conceived around the 20th of January, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 30th of October, 1977 is the 9th of August, 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.

30th of October

Events that have occurred on the 30th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 30th of October, 1977.

  • 15,453 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,335,139,200 seconds have passed since the 30th of October, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,557,662,400 times.
  • Since the 30th of October, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 688,931,827,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 222,523,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 114,821,971 steps. That's about 51,032 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,021,670 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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