On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 90 minute pilot of "Logan's Run" premieres on TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ringo Starr releases "Drowning in Sea of Love"

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • Seattle beats Royals, 4-1, to end KC's winning streak at 16 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Ball, American politician (Member of the New York Senate 2011-14), born in Pawling, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29
  • Maria Callas, American-born prima donna, dies in Paris at 53