Historical Events in November 1977

  • 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 Pres 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