What Happened on February 13, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Ipi Tombi" closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • "Robber Bridegroom" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 145 performances

NBA All-Star Game

27th NBA All-Star Game, MECCA Arena, Milwaukee, Wi: West beats East, 125-124; MVP: Julius Erving, Philadelphia 76ers, F

Sports History

Eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship

Musical Finale

Revival of Frank Loesser's musical "Guys & Dolls" closes at Broadway Theater, NYC, after 239 performances

1977 History

Famous Birthdays

Randy Moss (46 years old)

American Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (6-time Pro Bowl), born in Rand, West Virginia

Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Gardner, American actor (The Secret Code; Three Russian Girls), dies at 74

About February 13, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blinded By The Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • UK #1 Song: When I Need You - Leo Sayer