What Happened on January 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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
  • Dominic Etli, American soccer player
  • Piolo Pascual, Filipino actor
  • Sara Walsh, South Bend In, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996)
  • Yoandy Garlobo, Cuban baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Georges Clouzot, director (Diabolique, Truth), dies at 69