On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1977

Historical Events

  • American golfer Al Geiberger becomes first player in history to post a sub-60 score, 59 (−13) in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event, during the 2nd round Danny Thomas Memphis Classic at Colonial CC in Cordova, Tennessee

Apple Macintosh Personal Computer

Apple Computer ships its first Apple II computers

  • International Labour Organisation and United Nations meet to discuss apartheid in South Africa and potential actions to prevent further violence and state repression.

Historic Event

James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King's killer) escapes from prison


Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Rosenthal, American football player, sports radio talk show host
  • Nergal [Adam Darski], Polish heavy metal singer, guitarist, bandleadesr, and songwriter (Behemoth), born in Gdynia, Poland
  • Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
1977 Highlights

About June 10, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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