What Happened on December 12, 1977

Historical Events

  • 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
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Clementine Churchill, British life peer and wife of Winston Churchill, dies at 92
  • Frank Boucher, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Ottawa Sens, Vancouver Maroons, NY Rangers), coach (Stanley Cup 1939–40 NY Rangers) and executive (GM NY Rangers), dies at 76

About December 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings