On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Rodgers & Hart" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • Peter Gabriel quits Genesis
  • Singer Peter Gabriel announces his departure from the rock group Genesis

Famous Birthdays

  • Didier Agathe, French footballer, born in Saint-Pierre, RĂ©union
  • Felicia Zimmermann, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • George Stults, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Taika Waititi, New Zealand film director (Boy, Thor: Ragnarok), born in Wellington, New Zealand
1975 Highlights

About August 16, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo