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1977

1977 History Facts:
  • Apple Computers are incorporated.
  • EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols from label.
  • President Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose).
  • George Bush, ends term as the 11th director of CIA.
  • President Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft dodgers.
  • Radio Shack officially begins making the TRS-80 computer.
  • Soyuz 24 launches with 2 cosmonauts
  • Space Shuttle Enterprise launches atop a Boeing 747 on it's maiden flight.
  • The Bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards.
  • First CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped, to Los Alamos Laboratories, New Mexico.
  • Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres.
  • Simon Peres becomes the premier of Israel.
  • Czechoslovakian chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously and only loses 10.
  • British Aerospace forms in UK.
  • Trans Alaska oil pipeline is completed.
  • Apple II, the first personal computer goes on sale in USA.
  • Silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth.
  • Leonid Brezhnev becomes president of U.S.S.R.
  • France performs nuclear test at Muruora Atoll.
  • NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
  • Concorde jet makes first landing in New York City.
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