The 16th of September, 1977, fell on a Friday. Day 259 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.
42 years, 4 months and 10 days have passed since the 16th of September, 1977.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of September, 1977:
T. Rex lead singer Marc Bolan dies in a car collision
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of September, 1977:
United States: Best Of My Love - Emotions
United Kingdom: Way Down - Elvis Presley
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 September, 1977.
"You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen"
"You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen" are tied in the Grammy for 1977's Song of the Year.
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.
"Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.
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 September:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Logan's Run - Action series that was based on the movie of the same name.
Chips - TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers called Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.
Soap - Comedy series / satire about soap operas. Starring Billy Crystal as Jodie Dallas.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of September, 1977.
15,472 days have passed since this date.
1,336,784,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of September, 1977.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,559,581,800 times.
Since the 16th of September, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 689,780,750,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 222,797,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 114,963,458 steps. That's about 51,095 miles!
Since this date, 16,041,413 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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