On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1977

Historical Events

Sports History

Orioles forfeit to Blue Jays when mgr Earl Weaver pulls team off field in 5th citing hazardous condition (small tarpaulin on bullpen mound)

  • revival of musical "Man of La Mancha" opens at Palace Theater, NYC; runs for 124 performances
  • TV LA drama "CHiPs" debuts on NBC in US
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Meeting of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter meets with 15 record company executives


Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter, born in Itano, Tokushima, Japan

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

  • Jason Terry, American basketball player and coach, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Marisa Ramirez, American actress (Blue Bloods), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sophie Dahl, English model and author, born in London, England
  • 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? 44 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

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