On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 39th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Marquette beats North Carolina, 67-59; Warriors' first title; coach Al McGuire retires

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

49th Academy Awards: "Rocky", Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway win

  • Morarji Desai forms a government in India

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Lauren Weisberger, American novelist