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

George Foreman

Professional boxer George Foreman (28) weds Cynthia Lewis

1977 Highlights

About October 6, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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