On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1973

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

45th Academy Awards: "The Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win. Marlon Brando then turns down the Oscar for best actor to protest Hollywood’s portrayal of Native Americans in film.

  • Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket
  • Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) stopped for speeding and LSD possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Serge Tremblay, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in La Malbaie, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 72
1973 Highlights

About March 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries