What Happened on May 29, 1977

Historical Events

  • Australian Sue Prell first female golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one; 13th and 14th holes at Chatswood Golf Club, Sydney

Indy 500

Indianapolis 500: A. J. Foyt. becomes first driver to win Indy 500 four times; last time winning car built entirely within US; Janet Guthrie first female to qualify, lasts 27 laps

  • NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) ends on radio
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • António Lebo-Lebo, Angolan soccer defender (Angola 15 caps), born in Malanje, Angola
  • Danny Gerard, American actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Marco Cassetti, Italian soccer defender (Italy 5 caps, Roma, Watford), born in Brescia, Italy
  • Massimo Ambrosini, Italian soccer midfielder (Italy 35 caps, AC Milan), born in Pesaro, Italy
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Ba Maw, Burmese politician (b. 1893)
  • Goddard Lieberson, English composer and President of Columbia Records, dies at 66

About May 29, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

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