On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1977

Historical Events

  • 30th Cannes Film Festival: "Padre Padrone" directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani wins the Palme d'Or

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

Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk Malcolm McLaren
Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk
Malcolm McLaren
Rocker Steve Jones
Rocker
Steve Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Abderrahmane Hammad, Algerian athlete
  • Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lankan cricketer
1977 Highlights

About May 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini