What Happened on December 25, 1977

Historical Events

  • 7th Fiesta Bowl: #8 Penn State beats #15 Arizona State, 42-30

Meeting of Interest

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin meets Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Israel Vázquez, Mexican boxer (WBC, IBF, Lineal Super bantamweight champion), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jim Greco, American skateboarder (Bakerboys Distribution, Deathwish Skateboards, Hammers), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Uhm Ji-won, South Korean actress, born in Daegu, South Korea

Famous Deaths

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin (1889-1977)

British actor and comedian (Modern Times, The Kid), dies in Switzerland at 88

1977 Highlights

About December 25, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings