What Happened on October 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Throwaway Game" Catfish Hunter loses WS 6-1 resting Yank pitchers
  • 4th test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • Psychic Romark attempts to drive blindfolded, smashed into cop van
  • US Supreme Court heard arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to University of California Med School

Famous Birthdays

  • Bode Miller, American alpine ski-racer
  • Carmen Carrillo Vilanova, Miss El Salvador Universe (1997)
  • Javier Toyo, Venezuelan footballer
  • Jay Jenkins, American rapper also known as "Young Jeezy"

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81