What Happened on June 24, 1977

Historical Events

  • 27th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Ascent" wins the Golden Bear

Album Release

Crystal Gayle releases best-selling album "We Must Believe in Magic" featuring worldwide hit "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" (1st platinum album by a female country music artist)

Historic Event

IRS reveals Jimmy Carter paid no taxes in 1976

  • Josiah Mutabuzi Isaya Kibira is the first African to be elected president of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cas Jansen, Dutch actor, born in Badhoevedorp, Netherlands
  • Cliff Bayer, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Dimosthenis Dikoudis, Greek basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • André-Gilles Fortin, Canadian politician, dies in car crash at 33
1977 Highlights

About June 24, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 12 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