On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1971

Historical Events

  • 33rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Villanova, 68-62; UCLA's 5th consecutive title; Villanova later disqualified, ineligible player Howard Porter
  • The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) holds its first Annual Conference in the Ulster Hall in Belfast
  • Wales clinches its 17th Five Nations Rugby Championship, 6th Grand Slam and 12th Triple Crown with a 9-5 win over France at Stade Colombes, Paris

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMariah Carey

Mariah Carey, American singer (Love Takes Time, Hero), born in NYC, New York

Singer Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
  • Nathan Fillion, Canadian actor (Castle), born in Edmonton, Alberta
1971 Highlights

About March 27, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries