On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1977

Famous Birthdays

  • Choi Kang-hee, South Korean actress (Sweet Buns), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Tiffany Roberts, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Petaluma, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Erhard, German minister of Economic Affairs (CDU), dies at 80
  • Sam Lanin, American sweet jazz arranger and bandleader (Roseland Orchestra; The Ipana Troubadors), dies at 85
1977 Highlights

About May 5, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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