What Happened on July 27, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Broadway Opry '79" opens at St James Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • France performs nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Jorge Arce, Mexican boxer
  • Shannon Moore, American wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52
  • Shirley Mason, actress (Let it Rain, Dark Skies), dies at 79