What Happened on October 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • Largest baseball crowd in Penns, 64,924 see Dodgers beat Phillies 4-1 in 4th NL championship game (Dodgers win pennant)
  • MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne-Caroline Chausson, French mountain-bike rider, born in Dijon, France
  • Erna Siikavirta, Finnish heavy metal keyboardist (Deathlike Silence, 2006-08; Lordi, 1997-2005), born in Espoo, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, dies at 75
1977 Highlights

About October 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band - Meco
  • UK #1 Song: Silver Lady - David Soul