A Year To Remember 1977

British Pathé Presents

A Year to Remember, the classic series that recalls the definitive events of the 20th century, compiles contemporary news coverage drawn from the world famous British Pathé archive. Pathé News set the standard for cinematic journalism, keeping audiences both informed and entertained for the better part of a century.

Cat. No: 167498
Barcode: 5019322664986
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 23rd January 2017

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This programme details not only the major political issues that dominated the day, but also key social changes and cultural trends. This hour-long episode chronicles that remarkable year, 1977.

This momentous year celebrates the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, mourns the death of Elvis Presley, at the age of 42, and witnesses the deadliest aviation disaster in history when two 747s collide on a runway in Spain, killing 583 people. In Holland, South Maluku terrorists seeking independence seize a train. The car industry is on a high as Rolls Royce now produces 50% more cars than five years ago. On the sporting front, Geoffrey Boycott returns to Test Cricket and Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket changes the nature of the game.

More episodes of A Year to Remember are also available below:

A Year to Remember 1947
A Year to Remember 1948
A Year to Remember 1949 
A Year to Remember 1956
A Year to Remember 1957
A Year to Remember 1958
A Year to Remember 1966 
A Year to Remember 1967
A Year to Remember 1968
A Year to Remember 1976
A Year to Remember 1978
A Year to Remember 1986
A Year to Remember 1987
A Year to Remember 1988