On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1976

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

"Laverne & Shirley" TV spinoff from "Happy Days" starring Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams premieres on ABC TV

Actor and Director Penny Marshall
Actor and Director
Penny Marshall
  • 9th ABA All-Star Game: Denver 144 beats ABA 138 at Denver
  • Morocco-Algeria battles in West Sahara
  • Viv Richards scores his 1st Test century against Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
  • Clint Ford, American voice actor
  • Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Mike Ferrier, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam, Salernitana)
  • Rhett Warrener, Shaunavon, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
1976 Highlights

About January 27, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius