What Happened on August 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • 1st man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor)
  • Marxist philosopher Rudolf Bahro imprisoned in German DR

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Sequeira, Costa Rican footballer, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Jared Fogle, American spokesperson known as the Subway Guy, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nicole Bobeck, American figure skater (US Champ 1995), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Naum Gabo [Pevsner], Russian-American sculptor (Stillife Flower), dies at 87
1977 Highlights

About August 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Best Of My Love - The Emotions
  • UK #1 Song: Float On - Floaters