What Happened on October 27, 1975

Historical Events

Music History

Covers of both Time & Newsweek magazines feature rock singer Bruce Springsteen

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Lumpert, Slovene jazz-fusion saxophonist (The Sidewinders), born in Novo Mesto, Yugoslavia
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • H. V. Porter, American basketball coach and administrator (created fan-shaped backboard; moulded basketball, rules films), dies at 84
  • Rex Stout, American detective writer (Nero Wolfe), dies at 88
1975 Highlights

About October 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland), Veterans Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Island Girl - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: I Only Have Eyes For You - Art Garfunkel