What Happened on June 19, 1977

Historical Events

Sports History

MLB Cleveland Indians fire manager Frank Robinson and replace him with Jeff Torborg

Event of Interest

Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cen bishop John Neumann 1st US male saint

  • Red Sox set 3 game record of 16 HRs, all against Yanks
  • US Open Golf, Southern Hills CC: Hubert Green shoots 2-under 278 to beat Lou Graham by 1 stroke
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Warrick, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Veronika Vařeková, Czech supermodel
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933)
  • Geraldine Brooks [Stroock], American stage and screen actress (Brightower; Embraceable You; The Dumplings), dies of a heart attack at 51

About June 19, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Got To Give It Up (Pt. I) - Marvin Gaye
  • UK #1 Song: Show You The Way To Go - Jacksons