On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)" single released by Waylon Jennings (Billboard Song of the Year, 1977)
  • Ireland sets fishing zone at 50 mile

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Fresh [Daniel Stein], British musician, DJ and record producer ("Louder"; "Hot Right Now"), born in England

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Prévert, French poet and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • Karen Krantzcke, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1968; Federation Cup 1970), dies of a heart attack whilst jogging at 31
1977 Highlights

About April 11, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries