What Happened on August 24, 1977

Famous Birthdays

  • Denílson, Brazilian footballer, born in Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil
  • John Green, American author (The Fault in Our Stars) and vlogger, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Per Gade, Danish footballer, born in Nibe, Denmark
  • Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, born in Jena, Germany (d. 2009)
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Buddy O'Connor, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Stanley Cup 1944, 46 Montreal Canadiens; Hart Memorial Trophy & Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1948), dies at 61
  • Soewarsih Djojopoespito, Indonesian writer (Toe the Line), dies at 65
1977 Highlights

About August 24, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 5 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