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

About January 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Car Wash - Rose Royce
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul