What Happened on December 13, 1977

Historical Events

  • 14 University of Evansville basketball players die in plane crash

Album Release

Asylum Records releases "Don Juan's Reckless Daughter", Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's 9th studio album;

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Stringer, Irish rugby union footballer, born in Cork, Ireland
  • Sascha Kindred, British Paralympic swimmer, born in M√ľnster, Germany
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Petrie, British historian known for his study of royalism and Jacobitism (If: A Jacobite Fantasy), dies at 82

About December 13, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings