What Happened on January 31, 1977

Historical Events

  • Frenchman Francois Claustre freed, after 33 months as hostage in Chad
  • Joe Sewell, Amos Rusie and Al López elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • The Pompidou Centre, designed by architects Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, housing the greatest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe, is inaugurated in Paris [1]
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Kleinsasser, American football tight end, born in Carrington, North Dakota
  • Kate Shindle, American actress, born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Kerry Washington, American actress (Scandal), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Shingo Katori, Japanese actor & singer (SMAP), born in Yokohama, Japan
Born in 1977

About January 31, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary Macgregor
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul