August 16th, 1977, was a Tuesday. It was day 228 of 1977. The decade was the 1970s.
44 years, 1 months and 3 days have passed since August 16th, 1977.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.
What happened on August 16th, 1977?
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 16th, 1977.
The movie "Star Wars" was at the top of the box office on August 16th, 1977.
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On August 16th, 1977, Rock n' Roll icon Elvis Presley was found dead on his bathroom floor. He was 42 years old.
The arrest of David Berkowitz on suspicion of being the serial killer "Son of Sam" was receiving widespread media attention around this time. Over the course of a year, Berkowitz had terrorized New York City.
The best NBA players in 1977 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Thompson, Elvin Hayes, Pete Maravich and Paul Westphal.
In 1977, the best soccer players were Allan Simonsen, Kevin Keegan, Michel Platini, Roberto Bettega, Johan Cruyff, Klaus Fischer, Tibor Nyilasi, Rob Rensenbrink, Dudu Georgescu, Emlyn Hughes, Steve Heighway and Berti Vogts.
"Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.
"You Light Up My Life" by Debby Boone and "Evergreen" by Barbra Streisand both won the Grammy for 1977's Song of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
The popularity of roller skates exploded during the later half of the 1970s.
In the second half of the 1970s, disco music became mainstream. During this period, nightclub-goers often wore extravagant outfits. Furthermore, dances such as the "Hustle", the "Bump" and the "Penguin" also became popular.
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Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on August 16th, 1977.
James Callaghan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 16th, 1977.
Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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