In its issue no. 357, Kultura publishes the May 1977 Solidarity Student Committee communiqué on the murder of Jagiellonian University student Stanisław Pyjas.
After the death of Stanisław Pyjas the Solidarity Student Committee is formed in Kraków. An alternative print media distribution network develops – including quarterly magazines Zapis (The Record) and Puls (Pulse), and the underground publishing house Nowa. The Movement for the Defence of the Rights of Man and Citizen (ROPCiO) is formed.
Jimmy Carter becomes president of the United States. First free parliamentary elections since 1936 in Spain. Last use of the guillotine in France.