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

Mike Ditka

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

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? 44 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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