On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Milo Ventimiglia, American actor (Gilmore Girls, This is Us), born in Anaheim, California
  • Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball player

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NFL coach Mike Ditka (37) weds Diana Trantham in Dallas County, Texas

NFL Head Coach Mike Ditka
NFL Head Coach
Mike Ditka

Famous Deaths

  • Rie Cramer, Dutch writer and illustrator, dies at 89
1977 Highlights

About July 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer