What Happened on March 22, 1977

Historical Events

  • Dutch coalition government under Labour Party (PvdA) leader Joop den Uyl falls

Event of Interest

Indira Gandhi resigns as Prime Minister of India

Famous Birthdays

  • Joey Porter, American NFL linebacker and coach (4-time Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Santa Ratniece, Latvian classical and choral composer (Horo horo hata hata), born in Jelgava, Latvia
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • A.K. Gopalan, Indian Communist leader (b. 1904)
  • Hymie Shertzer, American jazz and session saxophonist (Benny Goodman; NBC's Tonight Show), dies at 67
  • Witold Friemann, Polish composer, pianist, conductor and pedagogue, dies at 87

About March 22, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rich Girl - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Chanson D'amour - Manhattan Transfer