What Happened on May 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 30th Cannes Film Festival: "Padre Padrone" directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani wins the Palme d'Or
  • New York City fines George Willig 1 cent for each of 110 stories he climbed of the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Sex Pistols release "God Save the Queen", sparking major controversy and leading to a ban on the song by the BBC

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Abderrahmane Hammad, Algerian athlete
  • Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer