On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1977

Famous Birthdays

  • Sylvain Distin, French footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Benny de Weille, German swing jazz clarinetist and bandleader, dies at 62
  • Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (b. 1934)
1977 Highlights

About December 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius