What Happened on January 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited, Paris
  • Mini-series "Roots" premieres on ABC

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard "Toots" Shor, barkeeper, dies at 73
  • Dick Burnett, American musician (Man of Constant Sorrow), dies at 93