What Happened on August 21, 1977

Historical Events

  • American water skier Donna Patterson Brice sets women's high speed record 111.11 mph at Long Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Danny Lockin, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), dies from bleeding to death after being stabbed 100 times
  • Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87
1977 Highlights

About August 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 9 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: Float On - Floaters