Class of 1977

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Class of 1976
Class of 1978


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1977 Historical Events

Gas Price:
$0.66/gallon

U.S. Energy Information Administration

39th President:
Jimmy Carter

Served from January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981 (4 years)
World Series Winner:
Cincinnati Reds (NL)

Defeated the New York Yankees (AL) with a record of 4-0
Super Bowl XI Winner:
Oakland Raiders

Defeated the Minnesota Vikings with a score of 32-14
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
Anwar Sadat

From Egypt
The Son of Sam serial killer is arrested
(Aug. 10, 1977)

Entertainment

For 1977 movies, Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope came out on top. It grossed over $460,998,007 to make it the most popular movie of 1977. Among 1977 TV shows, Happy Days was the most popular for the year.

 

Top Movies from 1977

  • Star Wars
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • The Rescuers
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • The Goodbye Girl
  • Oh, God!
  • The Deep
  • Smokey and the Bandit
 

Top Songs from 1977

  • Tonight's The Night, Rod Stewart
  • I Just Want To Be Your Everything, Andy Gibb
  • Best Of My Love, Emotions
  • Love Theme From "A Star Is Born", Barbra Streisand
  • Angel In Your Arms, Hot
  • I Like Dreamin', Kenny Nolan
  • Don't Leave Me This Way, Thelma Houston

Billboard Top Songs from 1977

All of the 1977 hits below topped the 1977 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1977 top songs?

RankArtistSong
1.Rod StewartTonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
2.Andy GibbI Just Want To Be Your Everything
3.EmotionsBest Of My Love
4.Barbra StreisandLove Theme From "A Star Is Born"
5.HotAngel In Your Arms
6.Kenny NolanI Like Dreamin'
7.Thelma HoustonDon't Leave Me This Way
8.Rita Coolidge(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
9.Alan O'DayUndercover Angel
10.Mary MacGregorTorn Between Two Lovers
11.K.C. and The Sunshine BandI'm Your Boogie Man
12.ABBADancing Queen
13.Leo SayerYou Make Me Feel Like Dancing
14.Jimmy BuffettMargaritaville
15.Electric Light OrchestraTelephone Line
16.Pablo CruiseWhatcha Gonna Do?
17.Peter McCannDo You Wanna Make Love
18.Stevie WonderSir Duke
19.EaglesHotel California
20.Marvin GayeGot To Give It Up, Pt. 1
21.Bill ContiTheme From "Rocky" (Gonna Fly Now)
22.Glen CampbellSouthern Nights
23.Daryl Hall and John OatesRich Girl
24.Leo SayerWhen I Need You
25.SylversHot Line
26.Rose RoyceCar Wash
27.Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.You Don't Have To Be A Star
28.Steve Miller BandFly Like An Eagle
29.David SoulDon't Give Up On Us
30.Stephen BishopOn And On
31.ForeignerFeels Like The First Time
32.Climax Blues BandCouldn't Get It Right
33.CommodoresEasy
34.Jennifer WarnesRight Time Of The Night
35.Natalie ColeI've Got Love On My Mind
36.Manfred Mann's. Earth BandBlinded By The Light
37.Barry ManilowLooks Like We Made It
38.Atlanta Rhythm SectionSo In To You
39.Fleetwood MacDreams
40.JacksonsEnjoy Yourself
41.BrickDazz
42.Peter FramptonI'm In You
43.Kenny RogersLucille
44.10ccThe Things We Do For Love
45.Shaun CassidyDa Doo Ron Ron
46.James TaylorHandy Man
47.Crosby, Stills and NashJust A Song Before I Go
48.Alice CooperYou And Me
49.Johnny RiversSwayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')
50.Andrew GoldLonely Boy
51.Stevie WonderI Wish
52.Fleetwood MacDon't Stop
53.HeartBarracuda
54.Brothers JohnsonStrawberry Letter 23
55.Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet BandNight Moves
56.Helen ReddyYou're My World
57.Marshall Tucker BandHeard It In A Love Song
58.KansasCarry On Wayward Son
59.EaglesNew Kid In Town
60.Barbra StreisandMy Heart Belongs To Me
61.Engelbert HumperdinckAfter The Lovin'
62.Steve Miller BandJet Airliner
63.Burton CummingsStand Tall
64.Elvis PresleyWay Down
65.Barry ManilowWeekend In New England
66.Ronnie MilsapIt Was Almost Like A Song
67.Sanford Townsend BandSmoke From A Distant Fire
68.ForeignerCold As Ice
69.Dean FriedmanAriel
70.BreadLost Without Your Love
71.MecoStar Wars Theme-Cantina Band
72.FloatersFloat On
73.David DundasJeans On
74.Boz ScaggsLido Shuffle
75.K.C. and The Sunshine BandKeep It Comin' Love
76.Bay City RollersYou Made Me Believe In Magic
77.Electric Light OrchestraLivin' Thing
78.SupertrampGive A Little Bit
79.Shaun CassidyThat's Rock 'N' Roll
80.Bee GeesLove So Right
81.SpinnersThe Rubberband Man
82.Alice CooperI Never Cry
83.Carly SimonNobody Does It Better
84.SylversHigh School Dance
85.Kenny NolanLove's Grown Deep
86.Joe TexAin't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)
87.Rose RoyceI Wanna Get Next To You
88.QueenSomebody To Love
89.Captain and TennilleMuskrat Love
90.AerosmithWalk This Way
91.Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah BandWhispering-Cherchez La Femme-C'est Si Bon
92.Al StewartYear Of The Cat
93.HeatwaveBoogie Nights
94.Fleetwood MacGo Your Own Way
95.Elton JohnSorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
96.B.J. ThomasDon't Worry Baby
97.ABBAKnowing Me, Knowing You
98.Leo SayerHow Much Love
99.London Symphony OrchestraStar Wars (Main Title)
100.C.J. and Co.Devil's Gun

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1977

Girls

  1. Mary
  2. Susan
  3. Linda
  4. Karen
  5. Donna

Guys

  1. Michael
  2. David
  3. James
  4. John
  5. Robert

Class of 1977 Yearbook

Class of 1977 Reunion

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Class of 1977: If are part of the 1977 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit Classmates.com® to find old friends from the class of 1977 and reconnect with fellow class of '77 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1977 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1977, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

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