On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1977

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Con Blatsis, Australian footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Craig Handley, British film director (On All Floors), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
  • Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer, born in Mdingi, Cape Province, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Oedoen Partos, Hungarian-Israeli violist (Israel Philharmonic, 1938-56), composer, and teacher dies at 69
1977 Highlights

About July 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer