What Happened on August 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Yanks blow 9-4 lead in 9th but beat Chicago 11-10 in bottom of 9th

Famous Birthdays

  • Tamer Hosny, Egyptian singer/actor

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
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Elvis Presley