What Happened on January 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Charter 77, a document criticising the Czech government's human rights abuses, is published in Prague
  • EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Zappone, Wolcott Connecticut, Miss America-Connecticut (1996)
  • Stacey Gartrell, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Niall MacGinnis, Irish character actor (Curse of the Demon, Helen of Troy), dies from cancer at 63