1977 (MCMLXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1977th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 977th year of the 2nd millennium, the 77th year of the 20th century, and the eighth year of the 1970s decade.

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April 11: UK Silver Jubilee (25 red buses painted silver).

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August 16: Elvis Presley dies. His funeral in Memphis attracts 75,000 fans.

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November 19: Sadat meets Menachem Begin in Israel.
November 22: TCP/IP links 3 of 111 ARPANET nodes.

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Enterprise flies atop Boeing 747 over U.S.

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Nobel Prizes

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