On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Man of La Mancha" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 124 performances
  • Orioles forfeit to Blue Jays when mgr Earl Weaver pulls team off field in 5th citing hazardous condition (small tarpaulin on bullpen mound)
  • TV LA drama "CHiPs" debuts on NBC in US
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter meets with 15 record company executives

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter

Person of interestChimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian writer (Half of a Yellow Sun), born in Enugu, Enugu State

  • Jason Terry, American basketball player
  • Leander Jordan, National Football League offensive lineman
  • Marisa Ramirez, American actress
  • Sophie Dahl, English model and author
  • Tom Hardy, British actor (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road), born in London, England
1977 Highlights

About September 15, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo