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Headlines From 1977 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1977 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1977 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1977 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1977 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1977 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1977 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1977 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1977 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1977 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1977 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
14th January 1977Former Prime Minister Anthony Eden (b. 1897) dies from liver cancer.
20th January 1977Jimmy Carter succeeds Gerald Ford as the 39th President of the United States.
27th January 1977Record company EMI sacks the controversial punk rock group the Sex Pistols.
18th February 1977The popular science-fiction comic ‘2000 AD’ is launched, with the first issue dated 26th February 1977.
28th February 1977The Queen opens the New Zealand Parliament.
12th March 1977The Centenary Test between Australia and England begins at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
27th March 1977 A collision between two Boeing 747 airliners at Los Rodeos Airport in Tenerife kills 583 people. It remains the worst single aviation accident on record.
11th April 1977London Transport's Silver Jubilee buses are launched.
25th May 1977“Star Wars” opens in cinemas and subsequently becomes the then-highest grossing film of all time.
25th May 1977Liverpool FC wins the European Cup, beating Borussia Moenchengladbach 3-1 in Rome.
6-9th June 1977Jubilee celebrations are held in the United Kingdom to celebrate twenty-five years of the Queen's reign.
15th June 1977Spain has its first democratic elections, after forty-one years under the Franco regime.
16th August 1977Elvis Presley, American singer and actor (b. 1935) dies from a heart attack. Many believe his previous prescription-drug abuse is linked to his death, but official medical reports deny this claim.
1st October 1977 Brazilian football legend Pelé plays his final ever professional game, with the New York Cosmos.
14th October 1977David Bowie releases his album "Heroes".
26th October 1977The last natural smallpox case is discovered in Merca district, Somalia. The World Health Organisation considers this date to be the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination and modern science.
22nd November 1977 British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
25th December 1977 Charlie Chaplin, English-born comedian (b. 1889) dies in his sleep.
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A Newspaper From 1977

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