What Happened on July 3, 1977

Historical Events

  • Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Lachute GC: Judy Rankin wins by 3 strokes from Pat Meyers and Sandra Palmer
  • The Senegalese Republican Movement (MRS) is founded
  • Triple Crown champion Seattle Slew's 9-race win streak ends in the Swaps Stakes at Hollywood Park, finishes 4th

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Le Caine, Canadian physicist and composer, dies at 63
  • Mohammed al-Zahaby, Egyptian minister, murdered by Moslem extremists at 64
1977 Highlights

About July 3, 1977

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day
  • UK #1 Song: So You Win Again - Hot Chocolate