What Happened on August 16, 1975

Historical Events

Music History

British singer Peter Gabriel announces his departure from the rock group Genesis

  • Musical revue "Rodgers & Hart" closes at Helen Hayes Theater, NYC, after 108 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Didier Agathe, French footballer, born in Saint-Pierre, RĂ©union
  • George Stults, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan

Taika Waititi (48 years old)

New Zealand film director (Boy, Thor: Ragnarok), born in Raukokore, New Zealand


Born in 1975

About August 16, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The Stylistics