On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1977

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Callum Blue, actor (Dead Like Me, The Tudors), born in London, England
  • Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGroucho Marx

Groucho Marx [Julius], American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), dies at 86

Comedian Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx

1977 Highlights

About August 19, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo