What Happened on August 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Chicago" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 947 performances
  • Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry, Guinea
  • Toby Harrah & Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off Yankee Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Rangers won 8-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Deco, Portuguese footballer
  • Mase, American rapper
  • Michelle Kathlene Cardamon, California, Miss Teen USA (1996-3rd)
  • Sarah Chalke, actress (Becky-Roseanne, Ernest Goes to School), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Trisha Williams, Hobbs New Mexico, Miss America-New Mexico (1997)

Famous Weddings

  • "Coral Reefer Band" singer Jimmy Buffett (30) weds Jane Slagsvol

Famous Deaths

  • George Merritt, actor (I Monster, Canterbury Tale), dies at 86
  • Steve Dunne, actor (Professional Father), dies at 59