ON THIS DAY

South Waikato News - - ENTERTAINMENT -

On this day in 1977, Satur­day Night Fever held its world­wide pre­miere and launched a mu­si­cal jug­ger­naut.

The pop- cul­ture ma­chine dom­i­nated the box of­fice af­ter be­ing re­leased at Mann’s Chi­nese The­atre in Los An­ge­les, made 23-year-old John Tra­volta a star and pro­pelled the al­ready fa­mous Bee Gees to a level of su­per­star­dom rarely achieved be­fore or since.

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