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

Tom Brady

Tom Brady, American NFL quarterback (7 x Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, 14, 17, 18 NE Patriots, TB Buccaneers 20; NFL MVP 2007, 10, 17; 14 x Pro Bowl), born in San Mateo, California

  • 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? 44 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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