On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Ipi Tombi" opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 39 performances
  • Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes

Famous Birthdays

  • Cade McNown, American football player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Piolo Pascual, Filipino actor, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Yoandy Garlobo, Cuban baseball player, born in Jovellanos, Cuba

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Georges Clouzot, French director (Les Diaboliques, Truth), dies at 69
1977 Highlights

About January 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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