Cathy's Clown Everly Brothers
The soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever (starring John Travolta with music from the Bee Gees) goes to Number One in the US Billboard charts in January and stays there until July.
Louise Brown made history as the world's first test-tube baby
American actor Gary Busey meets Buddy Holly's widow Maria at the premiere of the movie The Buddy Holly Story
Anna Ford became ITN's first female newsreader in this year
The first naturist beach opened near Hastings
Ian Botham of Somerset and England made cricket history, becoming the first man ever to score a century and take eight wickets in an innings of a Test match (against Pakistan)
Naomi James becomes the first woman to sail single-handed round the world.