On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1977

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • New Orleans elects 1st black mayor, Ernest "Dutch" Morial

Famous Birthdays

  • Benni McCarthy, South African footballer, born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dalene Kurtis, American Playboy model (Sept 2001, Playmate of the Month 2002), born in Apple Valley, California
  • James Borrego, American basketball head coach (Charlotte Hornets 2018-19), bon in Albuquerque, New Mexico
1977 Highlights

About November 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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