On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1977

Historical Events


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

34th Golden Globes: Rocky, Peter Finch, & Faye Dunaway win


Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Hartley, American actor (Smallville, This Us), born in Knoxville, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Buster Nupen, South African cricket all-rounder (17 Tests, 50 wickets; one eye only), dies at 75
  • Freddie Prinze, comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), shoots himself at 22
1977 Highlights

About January 29, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius