On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • European weather satellite Meteosat 1 launched from Cape Canaveral

Music Premiere

Revival of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" opens at Longacre Theater, NYC; runs for 96 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Eaton, American baseball player, born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Myriam Boileau, Canadian diver, born in Montreal, Quebec
1977 Highlights

About November 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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