What Happened on May 29, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indianapolis 500: A. J. Foyt wins for a record 4th time

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Janet Guthrie becomes 1st woman to drive in Indianapolis 500
  • NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) ends on radio
  • Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • Sue Press is 1st woman golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Lebo-Lebo, Angolan footballer
  • Brent Roberts, Leesville La, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Danny Gerard, actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Massimo Ambrosini, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

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