What Happened on May 4, 1977

Historical Events

  • US Catholic bishops rescind automatic excommunications for divorced and remarried Catholics (receiving communion still outlawed if the previous marriages were not annulled by Church tribunals)

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Perkins, Canadian actress (Hiccups), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mariano Pernía, Argentine soccer left back (11 caps Spain; Independiente, Recreativo, Getafe, Atlético Madrid), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born in 1977
1977 Highlights

About May 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 21 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