The 16th of August, 1977, fell on a Tuesday. Day 228 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of August, 1977:
Elvis Presley is found dead on his bathroom floor.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of August, 1977:
United States: I Just Want To Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb
United Kingdom: I Feel Love - Donna Summer
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 16th of August, 1977.
Time Person of the Year: 1977.
Egyptian president Anwar Sadat was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1977 after he became the first Arab leader to travel to Israel.
1977 in movies.
Movies released in 1977 included Star Wars, Smokey and the Bandit, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Saturday Night Fever, The Goodbye Girl, A Bridge Too Far, The Deep, The Spy Who Loved Me, "Oh, God!", Annie Hall, Pete's Dragon and Eraserhead.
1977 in music.
Popular music artists in 1977 included Rod Stewart, Andy Gibb, The Emotions, ABBA, Barbra Streisand, Hot, Kenny Nolan, Thelma Houston, Rita Coolidge and Alan O'Day.
Elvis Presley's Death
On the 16th of August, 1977, cultural icon Elvis Presley was found dead on his bathroom floor.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of August:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 1977.
15,373 days have passed since this date.
1,328,227,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,549,598,400 times.
Since the 16th of August, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 685,365,235,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 221,371,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 114,227,539 steps. That's about 50,768 miles!
Since this date, 15,938,726 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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