What Happened on May 12, 1977

Historical Events

  • Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation: "Ryan's Hope" and "Family Feud" win

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Dott, Scottish snooker player (World C'ship 2006; world #2 2007-08), born in Larkhall, Scotland
  • Monique de Bruin, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Rebecca Herbst, American actress (General Hospital), born in Encino, California

Famous Deaths

  • Luc van Brabant, Flemish writer and erotic poet, dies at 67
1977 Highlights

About May 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When I Need You - Leo Sayer
  • UK #1 Song: Free - Deniece Williams