What Happened on January 27, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Laforest, Canadian baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Marguerite Canal, French conductor and composer (1st woman in France to conduct an orchestra), dies at 87
  • Oscar Homolka, Hungarian actor (Sabotage, The Seven Year Itch, Ball of Fire, I Remember Mama), dies at 79
1978 Highlights

About January 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Come Back - Player
  • UK #1 Song: Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School - Wings