On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1977

Historical Events

Football Awards

Ballon d'Or: Borussia Mönchengladbach's Danish forward Allan Simonsen is named Europe's best football player ahead of Hamburg forward Kevin Keegan and Nancy midfielder Michel Platini

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacqueline Pillon, Canadian actress
  • Kate Nelson, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Evanston, Illinois
1977 Highlights

About December 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Canada), Christmas Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn