What Happened on March 2, 1977

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Bette Davis is 1st woman to receive American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award

Film & TV History

Future The Tonight Show host Jay Leno debuts with host Johnny Carson

  • Libya amends constitution
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Strauss, English cricket batsman and captain (100 Tests, 21 x 100s, 7,037 runs; 127 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Chris MartinChris Martin (46 years old)

British rock singer-songwriter, and piano player (Coldplay - "Viva la Vida"), born in Exeter, Devon, England

  • Heather McComb, American actress (Ray Donovan, Prison Break), born in Lakewood Township, New Jersey
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Eugénie Brazier, French chef who was the 1st woman to earn 3 Michelin stars (1933), and the 1st person earn 3 Michelin stars for 2 restaurants, dies at 81

About March 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Evergreen (Love Theme From "A Star Is Born") - Barbra Streisand
  • UK #1 Song: When I Need You - Leo Sayer