What Happened on February 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Grammy Awards: What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet
  • Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe
  • Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Valentino, American singer
  • Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • George Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78