What Happened on October 29, 1977

Historical Events

Music Premiere

John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical "The Act", starring Liza Minnelli, opens at Majestic Theater, NYC; runs for 233 performances and wins a Tony Award

  • Texas' Russell Erideben kicks his 3rd 60 yard field goal of the season
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Fehr, Canadian actor (CSI: Miami), born in New Westminister, British Columbia
Born in 1977

About October 29, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
  • UK #1 Song: Yes Sir I Can Boogie - Baccara