On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
  • Fianna Fail party wins Irish elections

Historic Event

Leonid Brezhnev named Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union

Historic Event

Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates

  • Ron Guidry's 1st complete game, 7-0 over KC Royals

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerry Wood, American baseball player
  • Petros Papadakis, American sportscaster, former USC football player

Famous Deaths

1977 Highlights

About June 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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