On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1977

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen
Actress Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
  • 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? 43 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus