What Happened on September 17, 1977

Historical Events

  • British-American band Fleetwood Mac's "Rumors" album is #1 for 19th straight week
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Sports History

Dave Kingman hits his 1st Yankee homer, Reggie hits 2 more

  • Ryder Cup Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes: US wins 12½-7½; last time a Great Britain & Ireland team competes for Ryder Cup
1977 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Becky Turner, American rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Latoya Warning, Suriname 4th Miss Teenager (1993)
  • Simone Perrotta, Italian football player (Roma), born in Ashton-under-Lyne, England
  • Tony Goskowicz, American short track skater (Olympics 1994), born in Wauwautosa, Wisconsin
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Hooper, Canadian jazz pianist, and educator, dies at 83

About September 17, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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