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10 Facts About The Year 1977

What happened in 1977?

Here are 10 Facts.........

Peanut Farmer Jimmy Carter is sworn in as the 39th President of the United States

2.  Astronomers discover that there are rings around the planet Uranus

3. Star Wars broke box office records to become the biggest movie ever

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4. Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Silver Jubilee - 25 years on the throne

5. Famous people born included Kanye West , Donald Trump Junior , Shakira 
     Liv Tyler , Chris Martin , Orlando Bloom , Tom Hardy

6. Elvis Presley died in his home Graceland in Memphis , Tennessee

7. Music: Number One hits included: Way Down by Elvis Presley , Name of the Game by Abba , Silver Lady by David Soul , Mull of Kintyre by Wings , I Don`t Want to Talk About It by Rod Stewart.

8. Fleetwood Mac released their Grammy award winning album: "Rumours"

9. Box Office hits included: Star Wars , Close Encounters of the Third Kind , Saturday Night Fever , Annie Hall , Smokey and the Bandit , The Spy Who Loved Me

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10. Sporting Winners included:

FA Cup Final:   Man Utd 2 Liverpool 1

Division 1 Winners: Liverpool (Runners-Up: Man City)

Mens Wimbledon Winner: Bjorn Borg bt Jimmy Connors 3 sets to 2

Womens Wimbledon Winner: Virginia Wade bt Betty Stove 2 Sets to 1 

Golf Open Championship Winner:  Tom Watson (USA)

Formula One Winner: Niki Lauda

Ryder Cup Winners: United States 12.5 to 7.5

Five Nations Champions: France

Know Someone Born in 1977?

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Recommended Reading:-

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Facts From 1943 - Operation Mincemeat

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