On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Eight is Enough" premieres on ABC-TV
  • TV comedy "Three's Company" starring John Ritter, Suzanne Somers and Joyce DeWitt premieres on ABC
  • US House of Representatives begins 90 day test of televising its sessions

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Tee, American actor
  • Joe Hahn, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Antonino Rocca, Italian-Argentine professional wrestler, dies at 49
  • Hubert Aquin, French Canadian novelist, political activist and editor, dies at 47
  • Kamal Jumblatt, Lebanese politician and founder of the Progressive Socialist Party, murdered at 59
1977 Highlights

About March 15, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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