On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Fat Woman)" by Joe Tex hits #12
  • "Dance & Shake Your Tambourine" by Universal Robot Band peaks at #93
  • "I Need A Man" by Grace Jones peaks at #83
  • "I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC & Sunshine Band peaks at #1
  • "Lonely Boy" by Andrew Gold peaks at #7
  • "The Pretender" by Jackson Browne peaks at #58
  • "Watch Closely Now" by Kris Kristofferson peaks at #52
  • 109th Belmont: Jean Cruguet riding Seattle Slew wins in 2:29.6
  • Dutch marines rescued hostages from a Moluccan held train in Holland
  • ELO releases "Telephone Line"
  • 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
  • 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