What Happened on May 2, 1977

Historical Events

Music 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? 45 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hotel California - Eagles
  • UK #1 Song: Free - Deniece Williams