What Happened on February 27, 1978

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Kinzinger, American politician (Rep -R-Illinois 2011-), born in Kankakee, Illinois
  • James Beattie, English footballer, born in Lancaster, England
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Vadim Salmanov, Soviet Russian composer, dies at 65
1978 Highlights

About February 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Love Is) Thicker Than Water - Andy Gibb
  • UK #1 Song: Take A Chance On Me - Abba