What Happened on December 7, 1977

Historical Events

  • Islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse), born in Stockport, England
  • Fernando Vargas, American welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Oxnard, California
  • Luke Donald, English golfer (US Masters 2005, PGA C'ship 2006 3rd), born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies

Peter Carl GoldmarkPeter Carl Goldmark (1906-1977)

Hungarian-American engineer (developed the 33-1/3 rpm LP phonograph record format), dies in a car accident at 77

1977 Highlights

About December 7, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 3 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