What Happened on August 27, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
  • Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
  • Market prices plunge as OPEC nears informal agreement to increase output to cover shortfall due to invasion; cash market trading experiences abrupt decline.
  • Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
  • WWF Summer Slam-Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond St Jacques, actor/dir (Falcon Crest), dies of cancer at 60

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues guitarist, dies in a helicopter crash at 35

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan