What Happened on June 11, 1977

Historical Events

  • "I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC and the Sunshine Band peaks at #1
  • 109th Belmont: Jean Cruguet riding Seattle Slew wins in 2:29.6
  • Dutch marines rescued hostages from a Moluccan held train in Holland
  • Main Street Electrical Parade premieres in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer (US Open 2006; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Odalis Pérez, Dominican baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2002; Atlanta Braves, LA Dodgers, KC Royals), born in Las Matas de Farfán, Dominican Republic (d. 2022)
  • Ozan Musluoğlu, Turkish ska-punk (Athena), and jazz bassist, born in Germany
  • Ryan Dunn, American actor and TV personality (Homewrecker), born in Medina, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • Shane Meier, Canadian actor (The Matthew Shepard Story), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
1977 Highlights

About June 11, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Your Boogie Man - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Want To Talk About It/First Cut Is The Deepest - Rod Stewart