On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1977

Historical Events

  • New Jersey allows casino gambling in Atlantic City

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellie Raab, American actor (Fabulous Baker Boys, Extreme Close-up), born in Wisconsin
  • Zachary Quinto, American actor (Star Trek), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Forrest Lewis, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Monster of Piedras Blancas), dies at 77
  • Henri D Gagnebin, Belgian-Swiss organist and composer, dies at 91
  • Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur), dies of heart attack at 45
1977 Highlights

About June 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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