On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1977

Historical Events

Sports History

Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem prior to World Series Game 3 at Dodger Stadium; criticised for casual attire but ranked by Washington Examiner as second-best rendition ever at a sporting event

  • Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
  • Rock band Kiss release their 2nd live album "Alive II"

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddy Kempf, British musician (BBC Young Musician of the Year), born in Croydon, England
  • Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor
  • Kelly Schumacher, Canadian basketball player
  • Tina Dico [Dickow], Danish singer-songwriter, born in Åbyhøj, Aarhus, Denmark

Famous Deaths

Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American singer and actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

1977 Highlights

About October 14, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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