On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1977

Historical Events

Tony Awards

Lily Tomlin is the first woman to appear solo in a Broadway show in "Appearing Nitely" (special Tony award 1977)

Famous Birthdays

  • Corneille [Cornelius Nyungura], Rawandan-Canadian R&B, pop, and soul singer, born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • Darren Lockyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Jason Dufner, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2013), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jessica Chastain, American actress (Martian; Mama; The Help), born in Sacramento, California
  • Natalie Hemby (Wrucke), American Grammy Award-winning country music songwriter (Miranda Lambert - "Only Prettier"; "Automatic"; Toby Keith - "Drinks After Work"), and singer (The Highwomen), born in Bloomington, Illinois
  • Olivia Burnette, American actress (The Torkelsons), born in San Clemente, California

Famous Deaths

  • Saburō Moroi, Japanese composer and educator, dies at 73
1977 Highlights

About March 24, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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