On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Beatles Live! At Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Brady Bunch Hour" last airs on ABC-TV

  • 21st European Cup: Liverpool beats Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 at Rome
  • Dutch social democratic party wins parliamentary election

Film release premierFilm Release

Original "Star Wars" movie (Episode IV – A New Hope), directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford first released

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
Actor Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
Actress Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Giel Beelen, Dutch radio DJ (a Guinness World Record for the longest radio DJ marathon ever, lasting 198 hours of non-stop broadcasting), born in Haarlem, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer, dies at 72
1977 Highlights

About May 25, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini