On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1977

Historical Events

  • DL Coburns "Gin Game" premieres in NYC
  • In Alicante, Spain, fascists attack a group of MCPV militants and sympathizers, and one MCPV sympathizer is killed.
  • Yankees win AL pennant by rallying for 3 runs in 9th to beat KC Royals 5-3 in 5th & deciding playoff game

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Shimon Gershon, Israeli footballer
  • Vladimir Manchev, Bulgarian footballer

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Professional boxer George Foreman (28) weds Cynthia Lewis

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman

1977 Highlights

About October 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra