What Happened on September 4, 1977

Historical Events

  • Stephen Schwartz' musical "Godspell" closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC. after 527 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucie Silvas [Silverman], British singer-songwriter, born in Kingston upon Thames, England
Born in 1977

Famous Deaths

  • E. F. Schumacher, German economist and statistician (b. 1911)
  • Gabriel Mekler, Israeli-American songwriter and record producer (Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night, Janis Joplin, Etta James), dies in a motorcycle crash at 32
  • Jean Rostand, French biologist and philosopher, dies at 82
  • Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek folk singer, songwriter and guitarist, dies at 78
1977 Highlights

About September 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Best Of My Love - The Emotions
  • UK #1 Song: Way Down - Elvis Presley