What Happened on November 5, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young)

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Wright, English footballer
  • Tuula Puputti, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Oly-98)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72
  • Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75

Person of interestPerson of Interest

René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), dies of cardiac arrest during a routine stress test at 51

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny