Well, this being my birthday month and all, I want to take this moment to dwell on the significance of being a seventies baby ... let's take a look at what happened in 1977 ...
The fun scoop ...
- Star Wars was the #1 movie in May 1977.
- My fav Abba song 'Dancing Queen' reached US Billboard top 100 in 1977.
- Hotel California by the Eagles was released and a big hit in 1977.
- Australian rock group INXS is formed in August 1977.
- Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols is released in the UK.
The serious scoop ...
- Jimmy Carter succeeds Gerald Ford as the 39th President of the United States.
- Apple Computer Inc. is incorporated in Jan 1977 and the first Apple went on sale in June 1977.
- First use of optical fiber to carry live telephone traffic.
- The New York City blackout of 1977 lasts for 25 hours, resulting in looting and other disorder.
- First three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
Well, do you know what else might have happened in 1977? Share share!
Now, who might we all know who might have been born in 1977?
- Imogen Heap (Frou Frou)
- James Blunt
- Jamie Foxx
- Brittany Murphy
- John Mayer
- Kanye West
- Orlando Bloom
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
- Sophie Dahl
Well, what a year. Good to know the scoop on your year of birth.