What Happened on April 8, 1977

Historical Events

Historic Event

Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Spencer, American computer programmer (Pidgin, Asterisk), born in Alabama
  • Mehran Ghassemi, Iranian journalist (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Milan, American actor (Witness), dies at 71
1977 Highlights

About April 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dancing Queen - ABBA
  • UK #1 Song: Knowing Me Knowing You - Abba