What Happened on June 22, 1977

Historical Events

  • Former US Attorney General John Mitchell starts 19 months in Alabama prison for perjury regarding his involvement the Watergate Scandal
  • Walt Disney's "Rescuers" released, first Disney film to get a sequel

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs; Pere Ubu), dies of acute pancreatitis at 24
1977 Highlights

About June 22, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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