On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1977

Historical Events

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

Music releaseMusic Single

Ringo Starr releases single "Drowning in Sea of Love" in the UK

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? 44 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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