On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1977

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Hinske, American baseball utility and coach (AL Rookie of the Year 2002; 3-time WS champion), born in Menasha, Wisconsin
  • Mark Mulder, American baseball player (Oakland Athletics,St. Louis Cardinals), born in South Holland, Illinois

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Julie Newmar (43) weds lawyer J. Holt Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Carson, British actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 91
1977 Highlights

About August 5, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo