On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

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

Famous Weddings

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

Famous Deaths

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