What Happened on July 1, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • East German sprinter Marlies Göhr sets world record for 100m (10.88) in Dresden, Germany

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Hometown favourite Virginia Wade beats Betty Stove of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade

Famous Birthdays

  • Birgit Schuurman, Dutch musician
  • Jerome Iginla, Canadian NHL right wing (Olympic gold 2002, 10), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Keigo Hayashi, Japanese music artist

Person of interestLiv Tyler

Liv Tyler, American actress and daughter of Aerosmith's frontman, Steven Tyler (Stealing Beauty, Lord of the Rings), born in NYC, New York

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler
  • Misty Marriah Esplin, Preston Idaho, Miss America-Idaho (1997)