On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

5th American Music Awards: Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & C Twitty

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
  • Soyuz 27 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfredo Am├ęzaga, Mexican baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Virginia Pope, American fashion editor (New York Times), dies at 92