What Happened on February 24, 1977

Historical Events

Academy of Country Music Awards

12th Academy of Country Music Awards: Mickey Gilley and Crystal Gayle win

Event of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Jose Grullon, American vocalist (Menudo-Cannonball), born in NYC, New York
  • Bronson Arroyo, American baseball player

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (46 years old)

American boxer (5 x weight division world champion; record 26 consecutive wins in world title fights (10 by KO; undefeated record 50-0), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Jason Akermanis, Australian rules footballer
Born in 1977

About February 24, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: New Kid In Town - Eagles
  • UK #1 Song: When I Need You - Leo Sayer