Celebrities Who Turned 40 In 2017



The first Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, premiered on May 25th, 1977.

Jimmy Carter was elected President of United States in 1977.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 25th year on the throne. The celebrations were held on the 7th June, 1977 in the United Kingdom.

The King ” Elvis Presley” died at the age of 42 from a heart attack on the August 16th, 1977

The first Apple II computers went on sale in 1977.

Brazilian soccer star, Pelé played his final professional game before retiring on October 1st, 1977.

Festac ’77, also known as the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture, a major international festival held in Lagos, Nigeria, from 15 January 1977 to 12 February 1977.

The above are just a few of the major events that rocked the year 1977 but more importantly, quite a few firecracker personalities and celebrities, were born in the same year too.

I personally think there must have been something in the air or in the water of 1977, because all the women whom I know turned 40 last year had a distinctive aura about them.

This article celebrating their fellow 1977 babies is an ode to their spirit and also thumbs up for filling the world with their goodness. Let’s hit the “streets” of “77 :

Kanye West

It is not every day that the taciturn rapper turns 40. For this milestone, his wife, Kim Kardashian planned at least two trips. One was to the Bahamas with their two children and a few close friends, and the second trip was to Japan, which was strictly a couple’s retreat.



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