So what about 1977?
Do you remember:
¤ July 14 – Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden is born
¤ August 16- Elvis Presley, the “king of rock and roll”, dies in his home in Graceland at age 42. 75,000 fans line the streets of Memphis for his funeral.
¤ August 19 – Groucho Marx, comedic legend, star of stage and screen, dies of pneumonia at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, at the age of 86.
¤ October 17 – 18 – German Autumn: GSG 9 troopers storm a hijacked Lufthansa passenger plane in Mogadishu, Somalia; 3 of the 4 hijackers die.
¤ November 22- British Airways inaugurates regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.