On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • Interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy
  • Jimmy McCulloch quits Wings

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Helena Selin, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Joel "Zero" Mostel, American comedian and actor (Fiddler on the Roof, The Producers), dies of an aortic aneurysm at 62
1977 Highlights

About September 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 9 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