What Happened on June 8, 1977

Historical Events

Baseball Record

MLB California Angels pitcher Nolan Ryan notches his 4th career 19-strikeout game, in 10-inning, 2-1 win over visiting Toronto Blue Jays

Famous Birthdays

  • Frøy Aagre, Norwegian jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist, born in Tønsberg, Norway

Kanye WestKanye West (45 years old)

American rapper, songwriter, and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Yvette Basting, Belgian professional tennis player, 1992-2002 (1994 Futures-Flensberg-GER), born in Breda, Netherlands
Born in 1977

Famous Weddings

Bill Russell

Retired NBA player Bill Russell (43) weds 1968 Miss USA Dorothy Anstett (39); divorced 1980

1977 Highlights

About June 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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