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  • Midland, Texas, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 5, 1977

    George W. Bush

    Marriage

    Midland, Texas, U.S.
    Saturday Nov 5, 1977

    In 1977, friends introduced him to Laura Welch, a schoolteacher and librarian. After a three-month courtship, she accepted his marriage proposal and they wed on November 5 of that year.




  • Andhra Pradesh, India
    Monday Nov 14, 1977

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1977 Andhra Pradesh Cyclone

    Andhra Pradesh, India
    Monday Nov 14, 1977

    The 1977 Andhra Pradesh cyclone was a devastating tropical cyclone that hit Andhra Pradesh on November 14, 1977, killing at least 10,000 people.




  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Princess Diana

    First met Charles

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Lady Diana first met Charles, Prince of Wales, the Queen's eldest son and heir apparent, when she was 16 in November 1977.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Steven Spielberg

    Steven's Second Blockbuster

    U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Spielberg and actor Richard Dreyfuss re-convened to work on a film about UFOs, which became Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).One of the rare films both written and directed by Spielberg, Close Encounters was a critical and box office hit, giving Spielberg his first Best Director nomination from the Academy as well as earning six other Academy Awards nominations. It won Oscars in two categories (Cinematography, Vilmos Zsigmond, and a Special Achievement Award for Sound Effects Editing, Frank E. Warner).This second blockbuster helped to secure Spielberg's rise.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 22, 1977

    Internet

    Three network demonstration was conducted

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 22, 1977

    With the role of the network reduced to a core of functionality, it became possible to exchange traffic with other network independently from their detailed characteristics, thereby solving Kahn's initial problem. DARPA agreed to fund development of prototype software, and after several years of work, the first demonstration of a gateway between the Packet Radio network in the SF Bay area and the ARPANET was conducted by the Stanford Research Institute. On November 22, 1977 a three network demonstration was conducted including the ARPANET, the SRI's Packet Radio Van on the Packet Radio Network and the Atlantic Packet Satellite network.




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