On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1977

Historical Events

Film Release

"Annie Hall", directed by Woody Allen and starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1978)

  • Supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on NH licenses

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Hugger, American professional wrestler, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Lisa Ervin, American figure skater (US Nationals-4th-1992), born in Charleston, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80
  • Len Johnson, cricketer (one Test for Australia, 3-66 & 3-8), dies
  • Sepp Herberger, German football coach and manager (West German National Team), dies at 80
  • Wilmer Allison, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1935), dies at 72
1977 Highlights

About April 20, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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