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
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryn Williams, Welsh chef
  • David Connolly, Irish footballer
Born in 1977

Famous Divorces

Pattie Boyd & George Harrison

Former Beatle George Harrison (33) and British model Pattie Boyd (32) divorce after 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

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

About June 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Your Boogie Man - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Want To Talk About It/First Cut Is The Deepest - Rod Stewart