What Happened on December 6, 1977

Historical Events

  • South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer, born in Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Kevin Cash, American baseball catcher (World Series 2007, 09; Boston Red Sox; New York Yankees) and manager (AL Manager of the Year 2020; TB Rays), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Paul McVeigh, Irish footballer (Norwich City), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1977 Highlights

About December 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 20 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