What Happened in November 1977

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 Islander Goran Hogosta's only shut-out Flames 9-0-Trottier 4 goals

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Nov 1 US President Jimmy Carter raises the minimum wage from $2.30 to $3.35 an hour, effective from 1st Jan 1981

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • Nov 1 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Nov 2 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award
  • Nov 2 Microbiologist Carl R. Woese and scientists from the University of Illinois announce the identification of methanogens, a form of microbial life (Archaea) dating back some 3.5 billion years
  • Nov 3 Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
  • Nov 4 UN Security council proclaims weapon embargo against South Africa
  • Nov 5 NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young)
  • Nov 6 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances
  • Nov 6 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga
  • Nov 8 Manolis Andronikos, a Greek Archaeologist and professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, discovers the tomb of Philip II of Macedon at Vergina.
  • Nov 8 Ed Koch is elected Mayor of New York (his 1st term)
  • Nov 9 Reds' George Foster wins NL MVP
  • Nov 10 Amsterdam: Red Army Faction terrorists Gert Schneider/Christof Wackernagel arrested
  • Nov 10 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)
  • Nov 11 Wings release "Mull of Kintyre" & "Girl's School"
  • Nov 12 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • Nov 12 New Orleans elects 1st black mayor, Ernest "Dutch" Morial
  • Nov 13 25th Islander shut-out Resch 6-0 Gilles scores on 5th penalty shot
  • Nov 13 Final Al Capp comic strip of "Li'l Abner" (1934-77)
  • Nov 13 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

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Nov 14 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Walter Cronkite

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • Nov 15 US President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran
  • Nov 16 Rod Carew wins AL MVP award
  • Nov 17 Bernard Pomerance's "Elephant Man" premieres in London
  • Nov 17 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel
  • Nov 17 Miss World Contest - Miss UK wears $9,500 platinum bikini
  • Nov 19 -21] Egyptian president Sadat visits Israel
  • Nov 19 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
  • Nov 19 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel
  • Nov 19 Libya drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
  • Nov 20 Egyptian Pres Sadat became 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset
  • Nov 20 Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions

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Nov 20 Walter Payton (Bears) rushes for NFL record 275 yards

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton
  • Nov 20 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
  • Nov 21 First flight of Concorde (London to New York)

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Nov 21 Orioles 1st baseman Eddie Murray wins AL Rookie of Year

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Nov 22 Regular Concorde passenger service between NY & Europe begins
  • Nov 22 First three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
  • Nov 23 "Jesus Christ Superstar" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 96 performances
  • Nov 23 European weather satellite Meteosat 1 launched from Cape Canaveral
  • Nov 24 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • Nov 24 Miami Bob Greise passes for 6 touchdowns vs St Louis (55-14)
  • Nov 25 David Steed balanced stationary on a bike for 9 hrs 15 mins
  • Nov 25 Thomas Hearns KOs Jerome Hill in 2 rounds in his 1st pro fight
  • Nov 26 'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.
  • Nov 26 42nd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 48-21 in Birmingham
  • Nov 27 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 perf
  • Nov 27 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Jason Cerbone, American actor (The Sopranos)
  • Nov 2 Randy Harrison, American actor
  • Nov 3 Aria Giovanni, American model
  • Nov 4 Roseanne Farrugia, Miss Universe-Malta (1996)
  • Nov 4 Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
  • Nov 4 So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
  • Nov 4 Tonicha Jeronimo, British actress
  • Nov 5 Jodi Webb, Miss Utah Teen USA (1996)
  • Nov 5 Tuula Puputti, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Oly-98)
  • Nov 5 Richard Wright, English footballer
  • Nov 6 Patrícia Tavares, Portuguese actress
  • Nov 8 Bucky Covington, American entertainer
  • Nov 8 Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer
  • Nov 8 Nick Punto, American baseball player
  • Nov 9 Patricia Campbell, Pennsylvania, Miss Teen USA (1996-2nd place)
  • Nov 10 Stephanie Berger, Miss Universe-Switzerland (1996)
  • Nov 10 Brittany Murphy, American actress
  • Nov 10 Matt Cepicky, American baseball player
  • Nov 10 Josh Barnett, American Mixed Martial Artist
  • Nov 11 Maniche, Portuguese footballer
  • Nov 11 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • Nov 12 Jennifer Smith, Miss Maryland Teen USA (1996)
  • Nov 12 Dalene Kurtis, American Playboy model
  • Nov 12 Benni McCarthy, South African footballer
  • Nov 13 Tammy Leigh Ashton, Miss North Carolina Teen USA (1996)
  • Nov 13 Chanel Cole, Australian singer
  • Nov 13 Huang Xiaoming, Chinese actor and singer
  • Nov 14 Heather Gray, Miss West Virginia Teen USA (1996)
  • Nov 14 Obie Trice, American rapper
  • Nov 15 Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, son of Princess Anne, 9th in succession to British throne
  • Nov 15 Logan Whitehurst, American musician (d. 2006)
  • Nov 16 Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1994)
  • Nov 16 Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor

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Nov 16 Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 17 Ryk Neethling, South African swimmer
  • Nov 18 Trent Barrett, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Nov 18 Fabolous, American rapper
  • Nov 19 Kerri Strug, gymnast (Olympics-gold-96), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Nov 19 Lady Davina EAB Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard
  • Nov 20 Rudy Charles, American professional wrestling referee
  • Nov 20 Josh Turner, American singer
  • Nov 21 Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
  • Nov 21 Myles Heskett, Australian musician (Wolfmother)
  • Nov 21 Jonas Jennings, American football player
  • Nov 21 Tobias Sammet, German singer (Edguy)
  • Nov 21 Yolande James, Quebec politician
  • Nov 22 Devyn Puett, actress (Kids Incorporated)
  • Nov 22 Michael Preston, English footballer
  • Nov 23 Myriam Boileau, Canadian diver
  • Nov 23 Adam Eaton, American baseball player
  • Nov 24 Kimi Fairchild, Miss Louisiana Teen USA (1996)
  • Nov 24 Colin Hanks, American actor
  • Nov 25 Guillermo Cañas, Argentine tennis player
  • Nov 25 Marcus Marshall, Australian racing driver
  • Nov 26 Ivan Basso, Italian cyclist
  • Nov 26 Forrest Griffin, American MMA-fighter
  • Nov 26 John Parrish, American baseball player
  • Nov 26 Paris Lenon, American football player
  • Nov 28 Fabio Grosso, Italian footballer
  • Nov 28 Gavin Rae, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 28 DeMya Walker, American basketball player
  • Nov 28 Greg Somerville, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Nov 30 Iván Guerrero, Honduran footballer
  • Nov 30 Kazumi Saitoh, Japanese baseball player
  • Nov 30 Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 5 43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 10 Actor Bryan Cranston (21) weds writer Mickey Middleton

  • Nov 11 "Three's Company" actress Suzanne Somers (30) weds host Alan Hamel (40)

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (53) weds businessman Arthur Hardwick Jr at the Sheraton Inn in Cheektowaga, New York

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Hans Erich Nossak, German writer, dies at 76
  • Nov 3 Florence Vidor, actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82
  • Nov 5 Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72
  • Nov 5 Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75
  • Nov 5 René Goscinny, French writer (Asterix), dies at 51
  • Nov 8 Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896)
  • Nov 8 Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87
  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor, actress (Ship of Wanted Men), dies on 90th birthday
  • Nov 11 Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903)
  • Nov 11 Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist (b. 1950)
  • Nov 13 Ingrid Schubert, German terrorist (b. 1944)
  • Nov 14 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acarya of ISKCON (b. 1896)
  • Nov 15 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 18 Victor Francen, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89
  • Nov 18 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (b. 1897)
  • Nov 20 Maxie Wander, writer, dies
  • Nov 22 Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies
  • Nov 24 Richard Carlson, actor/director (Little Foxes, Hunted), dies at 65
  • Nov 25 Richard Carlson, actor (Col MacKenzie-MacKenzie's Raiders), dies at 65
  • Nov 27 John Little McClellan, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Ark), dies at 81
  • Nov 28 Trevor Bardette, actor (Clanton-Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 George Hamilton Combs, TV host (Through the Curtain), dies at 78
  • Nov 30 Terrence Rattigan, British writer and playwright (b. 1911)