On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Washington Post" reports US has developed neutron bomb
  • Doobie Brothers sponsor a Golf Classic & Concert at Calabasas Park Country Club & Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles to benefit the United Way
  • Joseph L Howze installed as bishop of Roman Catholic diocese (Miss)
  • Supreme Court tosses out automatic death penalty laws

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryn Williams, Welsh chef
  • David Connolly, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Sophie Stewart, actress (As You Like It), dies at 69
1977 Highlights

About June 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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