What Happened on April 21, 1977

Historical Events

Sports History

Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6

  • C Strouse & M Charnin's musical "Annie" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances
  • Zia ur-Rahman appointed president of Bangladesh

Famous Birthdays

  • Doseone [Adam Drucker], American rapper (co-founder of Anticon), born in Napa, Idaho

Famous Deaths

  • Milton "Gummo" Marx, American comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84
1977 Highlights

About April 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Knowing Me Knowing You - Abba