Historical Events on January 9, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Porgy & Bess" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 122 performances

Sport awardTennis Open

65th Men's Australian Open: Roscoe Tanner beats Guillermo Vilas (6-3, 6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Australian Open Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Australian Open
Roscoe Tanner
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
  • 65th Women's Australian Open: Kerry Melville Reid beats Dianne Fromholtz Balestrat (7-5, 6-2)
  • Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders beat Minnesota Vikings, 32-14 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: Fred Biletnikoff, Oakland, WR