On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1977

Historical Events


#1 in the ChartsSaturday Night Fever Goes #1

"Saturday Night Fever", a film starring John Travolta, premieres in NYC

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The Bee Gees collect a Billboard #1 Music Award for Saturday Night Fever
The Bee Gees collect a Billboard #1 Music Award for Saturday Night Fever
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  • Yanks purchase Andy Messersmith from Braves

Famous Birthdays

  • Bridget Hall, American model (Ford), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nicole, Erica and Jaclyn Dahm, American triplet Playboy models, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Orlando Hudson, American baseball player, born in Darlington, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Baroness Clementine Spencer-Churchill (nee Hozier), widow of Sir Winston, dies at 92
1977 Highlights

About December 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius