What Happened on October 21, 1977

Historical Events

  • The European Patent Institute is founded.
  • US recalls William Bowdler, ambassador to South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Ramsey, American country music songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist (Old Dominion -"Break Up With Him"; "Snapback"), born in Buchanan, Virginia
Born in 1977

Famous Weddings

Peter Boyle

Actor Peter Boyle (42) weds Loraine Alterman at the United Nations chapel in Manhattan

Famous Deaths

  • Ferit Tüzün, Turkish composer (Esintiler - Inspirations; The Ears of Midas), and conductor (Turkish State Opera and Ballet Orchestra, 1959-77), dies at 48

About October 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
  • UK #1 Song: Silver Lady - David Soul