December 27th, 1977, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 361 of 1977. The decade was the 1970s.
42 years, 6 months and 7 days have passed since December 27th, 1977.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 27th, 1977:
United States: How Deep Is Your Love - The Bee Gees
United Kingdom: Mull Of Kintyre / Girls School - Wings
Take Me Back!
The date is December 27th, 1977 and it's a Tuesday. Christmas Day of 1977 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. In America, the song How Deep Is Your Love by The Bee Gees is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Mull Of Kintyre / Girls School by Wings is the number one hit song. Jimmy Carter is currently the President of the United States. Arcade game where the player gets to control a World War I flying ace.
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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "Barnaby Jones", "What's Happening!!" and "The Muppet Show". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gun Fight" and "Breakout".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Sesame Street" and "Happy Days". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Lite-Brite", "VertiBird (toy helicopter)" and "Kenner Star Wars action figures".
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 December 27th, 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" 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 and information about this date:
42 years, 6 months and 7 days have passed since December 27th, 1977.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1977.
Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 27th, 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 252028800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 27th, 1977:
January 15th, 1978: Super Bowl XII: The Dallas Cowboys defeat the Denver Broncos 27-10 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.
January 15th, 1978: American serial killer Ted Bundy murders two women at the Chi Omega sorority in Tallahassee, Florida..
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 27th, 1977, will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: December 27th, 1977 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
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
Star Wars action figures
Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
Dungeons & Dragons
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
Baby Alive (doll)
Big Jim (action figure)
VertiBird (toy helicopter)
Etch A Sketch
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of December:
Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on December 27th, 1977.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 27th, 1977 was probably conceived around the 19th of March, 1977. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 27th, 1977 is the 6th of October, 1978. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 27th, 1977.
15,530 days have passed since this date.
1,341,788,400 seconds have passed since the December 27th, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,565,419,800 times.
Since December 27th, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 692,362,814,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 223,631,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 115,393,802 steps. That's about 51,286 miles!
Since this date, 16,101,461 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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