What Happened on April 17, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "I Love My Wife" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 864 performances
  • Christian-democrats win Belgium parliamentary election
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Women's International Golf Tournament

Famous Birthdays

  • Pascal de Vries, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Phil Jamieson, Australian singer (Grinspoon)
  • Sizzla, Jamaican dancehall artist

Famous Deaths

  • Marjorie Gateson, actress (One Man's Family), dies at 86
  • William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (b. 1913)