What Happened on August 20, 1977

Historical Events

Voyager 2 Spacecraft

NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, (later Uranus and Neptune also)

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player and coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Ívar Ingimarsson, Icelandic footballer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • James Ormond, English cricketer, born in Coventry, England
  • Manuel Contepomi, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mayra Verónica, Cuban-American model and actress, born in Havana, Cuba
Born in 1977
1977 Highlights

About August 20, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Best Of My Love - The Emotions
  • UK #1 Song: Angelo - Brotherhood Of Man