On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1977

Historical Events

  • 1st TV viewer discretion warning-Soap
  • 2nd Test flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise
  • General Motors introduces 1st US diesel auto (Oldsmobile 88)

Famous Birthdays

  • Daisuke Tsuda, Japanese singer (Maximum the Hormone), born in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Fiona Apple, American singer and songwriter (Criminal), born in NYC, New York
  • Ivan De Battista, Maltese actor, singer and composer, born in Gzira, Malta

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fagg, English cricket batsman (5 Tests; dual double-centuries for Kent v Essex 1938) and umpire (18 Tests, 7 ODIs), dies at 62
  • Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, Disney's Fantasia), dies of a heart attack at 95
1977 Highlights

About September 13, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo