On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1977

Historical Events

  • The Clash release their first recording "White Riot"
  • US restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, North Korea & Cambodia
  • Vietnam hands over MIA to US

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Murphy, English footballer
  • Devin Lima [Harold Lima], American singer (LFO), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Fernando Rodney, Dominican baseball player
  • Terrmel Sledge, American baseball player
  • Willy Sagnol, French footballer
  • Zdeno Chára, Slovak ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1944)
  • Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered
1977 Highlights

About March 18, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Evergreen (Love Theme From "A Star Is Born") - Barbra Streisand
  • UK #1 Song: Chanson D'amour - Manhattan Transfer