On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1977

Historical Events

Music History

Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession in Canada

  • Swedish pop group ABBA arrives in Australia for the first time, sparking "ABBA-mania"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ji Sung, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Allison Hayes, American model and actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman), dies of leukemia or lead poisoning at 47
  • John Dickson Carr, American mystery writer, dies of lung cancer at 70
1977 Highlights

About February 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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