What Happened on September 16, 1976

Historical Events

  • American Episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests & bishop
  • Egyptian president Sadat re-elected
  • Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 people from the trolleybus that had fallen into Erevan reservoir.

Famous Birthdays

  • (Andres} "Andy" Blázquez, Puerto Rican-American pop singer (Menudo, 1991-97 - "Besame En La Playa"), born in, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Tina Barrett, British singer (S Club 7), born in Hammersmith, London
1976 Highlights

About September 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba