On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1977

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "The King & I"', with Yul Brynner reprising the role he created in 1951, opens at Uris Theater, NYC; runs for 695 performances


Famous Birthdays

  • Amy D'Entremont, American figure skater (1995 NE Jr champ), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts
  • Fredrik Malm, Swedish politician, Member of Parliament for the Liberal People's Party, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jenna Von Oy, American actress (Blossom - "Seven"), born in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Luke Hudson, American MLB baseball pitcher, 2002-07 (Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals), born in Fountain Valley, California
1977 Highlights

About May 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus