What Happened on April 30, 1977

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Human rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo begin protesting at the forced disappearances of thousands, under the military dictatorship of Jorge Rafael Videla, in Buenos Aires

Music History

Revival of musical revue "A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green" closes at Little Theatre, NYC after 92 performances

  • Ron Cey sets record of 29 RBIs in April

Pro Wrestling

Wrestler "Superstar" Billy Graham beats Bruno Sammartino in Baltimore, to become WWF champion

1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Pell James, American actress, born in Virginia
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Douglas, Australian composer (Kaditcha; Carwoola), conductor (Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1938-68, and educator, dies at 73

About April 30, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Southern Nights - Glen Campbell
  • UK #1 Song: Knowing Me Knowing You - Abba