On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • Maurine Stuart, ordained as Zen priest by Eido Tai Shimano Roshi
  • Texas Rangers turn their 1st triple play (vs A's)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer
  • Lindsay Sloane, American actress
  • Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • Robert Randolph, American pedal steel guitarist (Robert Randolph and the Family Band), born in Irvington, New Jersey
  • Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Szilard Nemeth, Slovak footballer
1977 Highlights

About August 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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