On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1977

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, English rock vocalist and guitarist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong (Get It On)), dies in a car crash at 29
  • Maria Callas, American soprano (Carmen), dies in Paris at 53
1977 Highlights

About September 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo