On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited, Paris
  • Mini-series "Roots" premieres on ABC

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard "Toots" Shor, New York restaurateur (Toot's Shor's Restaurant), dies at 73
  • Dick Burnett, American musician (Man of Constant Sorrow), dies at 93
1977 Highlights

About January 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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