What Happened on January 14, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Fantasy Island" starring Ricardo Montalbán and Hervé Villechaize premieres on ABC TV

Album Release

RCA releases David Bowie's 11th studio album, "Low"; the album is the first collaboration with Brian Eno, in what becomes known as his 'Berlin trilogy'

Famous Birthdays

  • Terry Ryan, Canadian NHL left wing who played in 8 games (Montreal Canadiens, 1996-99), born in St. John's, Newfoundland
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Anaïs Nin, French author (Henry and June), dies of cervical cancer at 73

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden (1897-1977)

British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1955-57) and Foreign Secretary, dies of liver cancer at 79

Peter FinchPeter Finch (1916-1977)

British-Australian radio, stage, and BAFTA and Academy Award-winning screen actor (Network; The Nun's Story; Raid on Entebbe), dies of a heart attack at 60

About January 14, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul