March 1977: 18 Classic Photos I Found (Hanafi Muslims, the Pan Am-KLM crash, Manchester United, The Sex Pistols And More)
By Anorak on 17 March 2014 | comments 0
Hamaas Abdul Khaalis, Hanafi Muslim leader, arrives at district court on Thursday, March 31, 1977 in Washington along with his two veiled wives where a preliminary hearing was to be held on charges stemming from the siege of three buildings in Washington along with hostages.
John Combs of Haleiwa, Hawaii, one of the survivors of the Pan Am-KLM crash, hugs his grandchildren after arrival at the University of California-Irvine Medical Center in Anaheim, Calif., March 31, 1977. His foot is in a cast. The children are Sean, 10, and Sabrina, 7. Combs and his wife were among survivors returned to the U.S. from the Canary Islands by military aircraft.
Joe Namath stands by as a technician takes a reading during the filming of commercials for “Joe Namath” clothes in New York, March 30, 1977. Namath said nothing has been settled as far as his going to the Los Angeles Rams to play footbal
Jumbo Victims – Coffins containing victims of the world’s worst air disaster stored in a Santa Cruz airport hanger March 30, 1977, awaiting return to families of the ill-fated KLM and Panam passengers. They died Sunday Mar. 27th., when two Jumbo jets collided on a fogbound runway at the airport with the loss of over 550 lives.
British and European light welterweight champion Dave Green, left, and former world welterweight champion John H Stracey, meet at a weigh-in at the Leicester Square Theatre for their fight at Wembley.
Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, left, makes a suprise appearance on the Academy Awards show, accusing actor Sylvester Stallone in jest of stealing “my script” and then sparring with Stallone, who wrote and starred in the boxing film “Rocky,” in Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 1977. Stallone and Ali presented the award for best supporting actress.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Denis Healey, taking time out from his preparations for next week’s Budget, is joined by his wife Edna and their 18-month-old grandson Thomas Copsey for a stroll in St James’s Park, London.
General view of Ewood Park, home of Blackburn Rovers
Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Adelaide, Australia.
Actor Michael Douglas, son of actor Kirk Douglas, is shown on his wedding day in Los Angeles to Diandra Lucker, March 21, 1977.
Primera Liga – Barcelona v Espanol.
Barcelona coach Rinus Michels (l) has a word with captain Johan Cruyff (r)
Model and singer Twiggy at the Capital Radio studios with Graham Dene, helping out on his show.
Rae Ehrlich is framed by a broken glass partition, at BÂnai BÂrith headquarters in Washington on Sunday, March 14, 1977 as she explains how gunmen broke the glass with a rifle butt and took her and others hostage. Over a hundred captives were held for 38 hours.
The group Sex Pistols, signing a new recording contract with A&M Records outside Buckingham Palace in London, (l/r) Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, new bass player Sid Vicious and the group’s manager Malcolm McLaren
Joanne Viggiano is the model for a temporary face lift by Mark Traynor at his studios in New York on Friday, March 11, 1977. The ÂliftÂ a combination of tape and elastic cord is placed at three areas of the face – the upper forehead, in front of the ears and at the neck.
Motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel
Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro, left, and Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi pore over a document during a meeting of delegates from both their countries in Tripoli. Castro is in Libya as a guest of the country.
Watergate burglar E. Howard Hunt, left, embraces Cuban exile Manuel Artime, a leader of the 1963 Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, after a news conference in Miami, March 3, 1977.
Manchester United fans