On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1977

Historical Events

  • Radio Shack introduces the TRS-80 personal computer, within weeks thousands were ordered
  • United States Senate Hearing on MKULTRA.

Famous Birthdays

  • Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France 2006 winner), born in Mos, Galicia, Spain

Person of interestTom Brady

Tom Brady, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, 14, 17, 18, New England Patriots; NFL MVP 2007, 10, 17; 14 x Pro Bowl), born in San Mateo, California

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor (Nói Albínói), born in Reykjavík, Iceland

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Lunt, American actor (The Guardsman, Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 83
  • Makarios III [Michail Mouskos], Greek Cypriot clergyman and politician, dies at 63
1977 Highlights

About August 3, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo