What Happened on June 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • Violence erupts in Soweto, South Africa, again and the police make at least 146 arrests

Famous Birthdays

  • Hayden Foxe, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter ("I'm Yours"; "Have It All"), born in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Miguel Ángel Angulo, Spanish footballer
1977 Highlights

About June 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 10 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