What Happened on September 11, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

29th Emmy Awards: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Carroll O'Conner & Bea Arthur win

Sport awardTennis Open

97th Men's U.S. Open: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors (2-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-0)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Buckland, British guitarist (Coldplay), born in London, England
  • Ludacris [Christopher Bridges], American rapper and actor (Back for the First Time, Fast and Furious), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Matthew Stevens, Welsh snooker player

Famous Divorces

  • TV's Rhoda gets divorced

Famous Deaths

  • Don Blackman, actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65
  • Leonard Carey, American actor (Rebecca, Laughter), dies at 90