What Happened on April 27, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Brunswick World Tournament of Champions won by Dave D'Entremont

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Robin Wright Penn (30) weds actor Sean Penn (35) in Santa Monica, California

  • Romanian gymnast and three-time Olympic gold medalist Nadia Comaneci (35) weds gymnast champion Bart Conner (38) in Bucharest, Romania
  • Soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas (38) weds Playboy model and actress Shauna Sand (24) in Rockland County, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Sterndale Bennett, actress (Elizabeth-Dark Shadows), dies at 86
  • William Egan Colby, cIA Director, dies at 76