What Happened on December 14, 1977

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten sentenced in Amsterdam to 15 years

  • Egyptian & Israeli representatives gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference
  • MLB Boston Red Sox trade Fergie Jenkins to Texas Rangers for John Poloni & cash

Cricket Debut

Test Cricket debut of Pakistan spin bowling great Abdul Qadir v England in 1st Test at Lahore

1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Colombian-Austrian conductor (Houston Symphony, 2014-22; Frankfurt Radio Symphony, 2005-2021), born in Medellín, Colombia
Born in 1977

About December 14, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 15 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