On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1977

Historical Events

  • 2nd Toronto International Film Festival opens
  • Courageous (US) sweeps Australia (Aust) in 24th America's Cup
  • US Voyager I takes 1st space photograph of Earth & Moon together

Famous Birthdays

  • Barrett Foa, American actor and singer (NCIS LA), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Kieran West, British oarsman (Olympic Gold 2000), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • Li Tie, Chinese footballer and coach (Everton), born in Shenyang, China

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (b. 1888)
1977 Highlights

About September 18, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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